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Shirley Jones Overview:

Actress, Shirley Jones, was born Shirley Mae Jones on Mar 31, 1934 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. As of December 2018, Shirley Jones was 84 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Shirley Jones was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actress for Elmer Gantry (as Lulu Bains) in 1960.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1960Best Supporting ActressElmer Gantry (1960)Lulu BainsWon
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

BlogHub Articles:

and The Music Man at The Redford Theatre

By Angela on Sep 17, 2013 From Hollywood Revue

Photo from the Redford’s Facebook page. When the Redford Theatre in Detroit, MI has an actor make an appearance at the theater, you can count on it being a big event.? In the past, they’ve pulled out all the stops to welcome Tippi Hedren, Butch Patrick, and Mary Badham and each of those ... Read full article


SUMMER UNDER THE STARS BLOGATHON: in ELMER GANTRY (1960)

By Lara on Aug 28, 2013 From Backlots

Today’s star of the day on TCM is the ever-popular , a talented and versatile performer who made a name for herself in movie musicals and ultimately went on to steal America’s heart as Mrs. Partridge on the 1970′s television series “The Partridge Family.” A... Read full article


(28 August SUTS) (1)

By Margaret Perry on Aug 28, 2013 From The Great Katharine Hepburn

(28 August SUTS) This post is written in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence and Scribe Hard on Film. Full listings for SUTS programming on Turner Classic Movies can be found HERE. "Deep down I am a small-town girl... Read full article


Day 28:

By Jill Blake on Aug 28, 2013 From Sittin' on a Backyard Fence

Thanks to everyone who participated in yesterday’s tribute to Martin Balsam. Please make sure to check out all the wonderful contributions dedicated to Balsam.? For the next 24 hours we honor a living legend: the lovely . On to the blogging… There?s more to come, so stay... Read full article


(28 August SUTS)

By Margaret Perry on Aug 28, 2013 From The Great Katharine Hepburn

(28 August SUTS) Labels: , Summer Under the Stars Blogathon This post is written in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence and Scribe Hard on Film. Full listings for SUTS programming on Turner Cl... Read full article


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Shirley Jones Quotes:

Lulu Bains: Oh, he gave me special instructions back of the pulpit Christmas Eve. He got to howlin' "Repent! Repent!" and I got to moanin' "Save me! Save me!" and the first thing I know he rammed the fear of God into me so fast I never heard my old man's footsteps!


Marian Paroo: The librarian hasn't felt much like doing research lately, but she did plenty when you first came here.
Harold Hill: What about?
Marian Paroo: Professor Harold Hill. Gary Conservatory of Music, gold medal class of '05. Harold, there wasn't any Gary Conservatory of Music in '05.
Harold Hill: Why, there most certainly w...
Marian Paroo: Because the town wasn't even built until '06. I tore this page out of an Indiana Journal. I was going to use it against you, but now I give to you with all my heart.


Flo: Lucky my mother hated breast-feeding or I'd've been alcoholic before I could walk.


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Remained good friends with David Cassidy before, during and after "The Partridge Family" (1970).

She and Hugh Jackman sang "People Will Say We're in Love" from Oklahoma! as Laurey and Curly respectively at the opening of Fox Studios in Sydney, Australia.

Was very disappointed that her show "The Partridge Family" (1970), was canceled after the fourth season. Her stepson and series co-star, David Cassidy, was growing tired of playing the same role, plus, the show had sunk in the ratings.

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