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  • Shirley Jones

    Born on March 31, 1934 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania

awards & nominations

Hidden Places (2006)

A drifter (Jason Gedrick) looking for work tries to help a widow save her family orange orchard.

Emmy (Primetime) (2006) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries

The Partridge Family (1970)

Shirley Jones as "Shirley Patridge"

A widowed mother and her five kids form a band and make a hit record, then travel around the country in a groovy school bus. The comedy contrasts life on the road with the cozy suburban life they return to after the show is over. There's feel-good music, hapless adults, scheming kids and heartthrob teens thrown in for good measure.

Golden Globe (1972) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy Series or Television Movie
Golden Globe (1971) Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

The Music Man (1962)

Shirley Jones as "Marian Paroo"

When Harold Hill (Robert Preston), a traveling con man, arrives in River City, he convinces the locals to start a band by purchasing the uniforms and instruments from him. His intention is to flee as soon as he receives the money. Librarian Marian Paroo (Shirley Jones) suspects Harold is a fraud, but holds her tongue since her moody brother, Winthrop (Ronny Howard), is excited about the band. As Harold begins to develop feelings for Marian, he faces a difficult decision about skipping town.

Golden Globe (1962) Nominated Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy

Elmer Gantry (1960)

Shirley Jones as "Lulu Bains"

When hedonistic but charming con man Elmer Gantry (Burt Lancaster) meets the beautiful Sister Sharon Falconer (Jean Simmons), a roadside revivalist, he feigns piousness to join her act as a passionate preacher. The two make a successful onstage pair, and their chemistry extends to romance. Both the show and their relationship are threatened, however, when one of Gantry's ex-lovers (Shirley Jones) decides that she has a score to settle with the charismatic performer.

Academy Award (1960) Won Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1960) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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