|Top Roles||Flo Harrigan, Lulu Bains, Marian Paroo, Laurey, Julie Jordan|
|Top Genres||Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Film Adaptation, Western|
|Top Topics||Based on Play, Book-Based, Alcohol|
|Top Collaborators||George Sidney (Director), Richard Brooks (Director), Ron Howard, Eddie Albert|
|Shares birthday with||Sam Zimbalist, Robert Stevenson, Eddie Quillan see more..|
Shirley Jones Overview:
Actress, Shirley Jones, was born Shirley Mae Jones on Mar 31, 1934 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. As of December 2022, Shirley Jones was 88 years old.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Shirley Jones was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actress for Elmer Gantry (as Lulu Bains) in 1960.
|1960||Best Supporting Actress||Elmer Gantry (1960)||Lulu Bains||Won|
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
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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!
Laurey: Curly! You're sittin' on the stove!
[Jumps up, feels the stove]
Curly: Cold as a hunk of ice.
Laurey: Wish it would've burned a hole in your pants.
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