Legendary actress, Jean Hagen, was born Jean Shirley Verhagen on Aug 3, 1923 in Chicago, IL. Hagen died at the age of 54 on Aug 29, 1977 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Chapel Of The Pines Crematory Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Hagen was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1952||Best Supporting Actress||Singin' in the Rain (1952)||Lina Lamont||Nominated|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.
Happy Birthday (1923-1977)By monty on Aug 3, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Best remembered as Lina Lamont, the silent-film star in Singin' in the Rain (1952), who could not manage the transition to talkies. That is, not without Debbie Reynolds's help.In Singin' in the Rain (1952), Debbie Reynolds character lip-synced to Jean's spoken voice for film-within-the-film, The Dan... Read full article
By Dawn on Apr 24, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks
June Hagan's, first film was as a femme fatale in Adam's Rib in 1949.The Asphalt Jungle (1950). Was first starring performance which she received excellent reviews. She is best known for her wonderful performance in Singin' in the Rain. As the talentless silent movie star Lina Lamont, Hag... Read full article
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Lina Lamont: That's not all I'm gonna do if I ever get my hands on her.
Don Lockwood: I never heard of anything so low. Why did you do it?
Lina Lamont: Because you liked her. I could tell.
Don Lockwood: So that's it. Believe me, I don't like her half as much as I hate you, you reptile.
Lina Lamont: Sticks and stones may break my bones...
Don Lockwood: I'd like to break every bone in your body.
Lina Lamont: You and who else, you big lummox?
Kathy Selden: Now look, Miss Lamont, Don and I...
Lina Lamont: Don? Don't you *dare* call him Don! I was calling him Don before you were born! I mean... You-you were kissing him!
Don Lockwood: *I* was kissing *her*! I happen to be in love with her.
Lina Lamont: That's ridiculous. Everybody knows you're in love with me.
Beryl Caighn: And then I heard a noise.
Adam Bonner: What kind of noise?
Beryl Caighn: Like a sound.
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