Maureen O'Sullivan Overview:

Legendary actress, Maureen O'Sullivan, was born Maureen Paula O'Sullivan on May 17, 1911 in Boyle, Ireland. O'Sullivan died at the age of 87 on Jun 23, 1998 in Scottsdale, AZ and was laid to rest in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY.

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Demure, wistful, dark-haired Irish actress, most often in quiet roles, but carving her special niche in film history as Tarzan's Jane in the thirties. Married to director John Farrow from 1936 to his death in 1963. They had seven children, including actress Mia Farrow. In Hollywood from 1930, she was still to be seen in the occasional character role into her eighties. Died from a heart attack.

(Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. O'Sullivan was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Maureen O'Sullivan Quotes:

Henrietta Barrett: Papa, please. I'm not a bad girl, I swear I'm not, only I love him, I love him. He's a good man, it can't be wrong to love him. I want love, I can't live without love. Oh Papa, remember how you loved Mama and how she loved you!


Tarzan: Always gone.
[holding up his wrist, referring to a lost bracelet Jane had give him "for always"]
Jane Parker: No dear, always is just beginning, for you and me.


Jane Parker: Thank you for protecting me.
Tarzan: Me?
Jane Parker: I said, thank you for protecting me.
Tarzan: [points at Jane] Me?
Jane Parker: No. I'm only "Me" for me.
Tarzan: [points at Jane] Me.
Jane Parker: No. To you, I'm "You."
Tarzan: [points at himself] You.
Jane Parker: No...
[Thinks for a second]
Jane Parker: I'm Jane Parker. Understand? Jane, Jane.
Tarzan: [points at Jane] Jane, Jane.
Jane Parker: Yes, Jane. And you?
[Tarzan stares]
Jane Parker: [points at herself] Jane.
Tarzan: Jane.
Jane Parker: [points at Tarzan] And you?
Tarzan: Tarzan. Tarzan.
Jane Parker: Tarzan...


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Her oldest son, Michael, was killed in a plane crash while taking flying lessons, in 1958.

Ex-mother-in-law of Frank Sinatra and André Previn. Daughter Mia Farrow also had a long-term relationship with Woody Allen.

Mother of Michael Farrow, Patrick Farrow, John Charles Farrow, Mia Farrow, Tisa Farrow, Prudence Farrow and Stephanie Farrow, from her marriage to John Farrow

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