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Jeanne Crain Overview:

Legendary actress, Jeanne Crain, was born Jeanne Elizabeth Crain on May 25, 1925 in Barstow, CA. Crain died at the age of 78 on Dec 14, 2003 in Santa Barbara, CA and was laid to rest in Santa Barbara Cemetery in Santa Barbara, CA.



Although Crain was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best ActressPinky (1949)PinkyNominated

Jeanne Crain's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #86 on Oct 17, 1949.

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: pintora / : painter

By L? on May 25, 2019 From Critica Retro

: pintora / : painter Eu amo, amo, amo . Eu amo o cabelo dela – quero imitar aqueles penteados! - o sorriso dela, os olhos dela, o rosto dela. Eu amo os filmes dela. Eu amo a persona doce dela em seus filmes, e as personagens mais distantes dessa do?... Read full article

Uncommon Ladies of Noir:

By Karen Burroughs Hannsberry on May 8, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Uncommon Ladies of Noir: Sweet-faced was perhaps best-known for her performances in such fluffy, lighthearted romps as State Fair (1945), Margie (1946), and Cheaper By the Dozen (1950). But Crain also shared her talents with the dark side, with appearances in three featu... Read full article

Classic Movie Travels: – Inglewood and Los Angeles, CA

By Annette Bochenek on Jan 7, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

– Inglewood and Los Angeles CA When thinking of some of 20th Century-Fox’s greatest stars, one will surely recall and the many film roles she carried out when under contract there. Though not a singer, she was featured in many musical films, among s... Read full article

10 Things You May Not Know About

By Stephen Reginald on Feb 7, 2017 From Classic Movie Man

10 Things You May Not Know About (1925 - 2003) was one of the most popular movie stars during the 1940s. She received more fan mail during World War II than any other star, except Betty Grable. A teenage beauty queen, she signed a long-term contract with Twentieth Cent... Read full article

Celebrate her birthday May 25

By ImagineMDD on May 8, 2014 From Pop Culture ImagineMDD

starred alongside Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Vincent Price, Kirk Douglas Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, Cary Grant, Glenn Ford and Broderick Crawford. Her birthday was May 25, 1925. Modern Screen May 1951e cover ... Read full article

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Jeanne Crain Quotes:

Deborah Higgins: [crying] It's just that I love you so much and I went and put all those candles on that cake when you're really only nine years old.

Margy Frake: Pat!
Pat Gilbert: Yes?
Margy Frake: I was only talking. I couldn't marry anybody but you. Ever!

Harry Ware: Biggest boar in the world, I bet.
Margy Frake: All depends on how you spell it.

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Jeanne Crain Facts
Devoutly Catholic mother of 7.

Crain obtains an interlocutory divorce decree, each spouse claiming the other has been unfaithful. Crain also claims Brooks has been abusive (6 August 1956).

By the time she left Fox studios in 1956, she was making $3,500 a week.

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