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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.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best ActressPinky (1949)PinkyNominated
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Jeanne Crain's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #86 on Oct 17, 1949.

BlogHub Articles:

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


: adorável sofredora

By Lê on Dec 12, 2013 From Critica Retro

: adorável sofredora Até o final de novembro, era apenas um nome e um rosto bonito que eu tinha em mente. A primeira semana de dezembro foi recheada com três filmes dela e, seguindo a lógica, todos os sábados do mês pertencem a Jeanne no Telecine Cult. Quem escolheu a... Read full article


: adorável sofredora

By Lê on Dec 12, 2013 From Critica Retro

: adorável sofredora Até o final de novembro, era apenas um nome e um rosto bonito que eu tinha em mente. A primeira semana de dezembro foi recheada com três filmes dela e, seguindo a lógica, todos os sábados do mês pertencem a Jeanne no Telecine Cult. Quem escolheu a... Read full article


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Jeanne Crain Quotes:

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


Connie Jones: Dreams? I'm having nightmares in CinemaScope!


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
Measurements: 34B-24-34 (measured by "Life" magazine, 1944), 36 1/2B-24-36 (filming Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)), (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

Died ten years to the day after Cheaper by the Dozen (1950) co-star, Myrna Loy.

Played a character named Deborah in two Joseph L. Mankiewicz films: A Letter to Three Wives (1949) and People Will Talk (1951). Mankiewicz, who did not particularly care for Crain, once remarked, "I don't like the name Deborah, and I don't like Jeanne Crain."

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