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    Born on November 19, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York

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Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Gene Tierney as "Ellen Berent Harland"

While on a train, writer Richard Harland (Cornel Wilde) strikes up a relationship with the gorgeous Ellen Berent (Gene Tierney). Ellen quickly becomes obsessed with Richard and abandons her fiancé, Russell Quinton (Vincent Price), to be with him. The couple rushes into marriage, with both of them caught up in romance and Richard intrigued by Ellen's intensity. Only after settling into marriage, however, does Richard realize that she is psychotically jealous and highly unstable.

Academy Award (1945) Nominated Best Actress

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Shadows of Film Noir: Laura (1944)

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Jeffrey M. Anderson on Jun 18th 2010, 5:00PM

Jun 18th 2010, 5:00PM

Vintage Image of the Day: Gene Tierney

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Jette Kernion on Nov 6th 2006, 9:00AM

Nov 6th 2006, 9:00AM

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