Carolyn Jones
American actress
Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Sue Jones was an American actress. Jones began her film career in the early 1950s, and by the end of the decade had achieved recognition with a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Bachelor Party (1957) and a Golden Globe Award as one of the most promising actresses of 1959.
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Victim: Juvenile prostitution a problem across the U.S. - ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
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Carolyn Jones, now 49, said she was forced into juvenile prostitution when she was just 15 years old. "Girls want to hear nice things," Jones said. "They want to hear that they're pretty, they want to hear that they're somebody's princess
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Families celebrate history, genealogy at reunion event - Delaware News
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Hilliard resident Carolyn Jones (Hall), a 1966 graduate of Hilliard, helped plan this year's reunion with help from her cousin, Betty Gibson, and her mother's cousin, Sharon Perry, both of West Jefferson. "It was a fun event and we had something for
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Your Mail: Clerk's office runs well - Alexandria Town Talk
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Robin has been thoroughly trained by the former clerk of court, Carolyn Jones Ryland, who recently retired, was outstanding in her position and who is backing Robin all the way. Having served 34 years as clerk, Mrs. Carolyn understands exactly what
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Carolyn Jones Gallupe, 86 - Portland Daily Sun
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GORHAM — Carolyn Jones Gallupe, 86, of School Street, died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 with her loving family by her side. She was born in South Portland, Maine on May 10, 1925, the daughter of Frank H. Sr. and Alva Bartlett Studley Jones
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Everyday beauty inspires watercolor paintings of Teresa Hsu in San Mateo - San Jose Mercury News
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The opening exhibit features award-winning artists Edna Acri, Alisan Andrews, Erica Aranyos, Tom Ayers, Tom Chapman, Sharon Chan-Parodi, Linda I. Choy, Carolyn Jones, Pat Kovattana, Marla Lehr, Beth Mostovoy and Jan Prisco
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Column: EP came together for a good cause on Saturday - East Peoria Times-Courier
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East Peorians Don and Carolyn Jones even opened their home to runners who were in need of a quick snack or a bathroom break ... and because it was a bit warm outside we weren't exactly the most pleasant-smelling house guests. The day started out at Oak
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Santaquin City to honor Sherman and Merle Jones - Daily Herald
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The couple have six children, Lamarr and Cindy Jones, Rene Collett, Russell and Deb Jones, Aaron and Julie Jones, Kevin and Cheryl Jones and Norman and Carolyn Jones. They have 30 grandchildren and 50-plus great-grandchildren. They all live in Utah
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Reverchon Park in Dallas named in honor of botanist who was born in France - Houston Chronicle
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Carolyn Jones starred in about 30 motion pictures, including Desiree (1954) with Marlon Brando, The Seven Year Itch (1955) with Marilyn Monroe, The Tender Trap (1955) and A Hole in the Head (1959) with Frank Sinatra, Marjorie Morningstar (1958) with
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Case against prosecutor dismissed - Columbia Basin Herald
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Wen worked as a legal secretary for former Deputy Prosecutor Carolyn Jones, according to the complaint. Jones was one of several deputy prosecutors opposing Lee's appointment to fill the office after John Knodell was elected as a superior court judge
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Ex-state fire chief to probe Calif. beach drowning - FireRescue1
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ALAMEDA, Calif. — Alameda hired a retired state fire chief Wednesday to review the Memorial Day tragedy at Crown Beach, when firefighters watched as an apparently suicidal resident drowned himself. Ruben Grijalva, former state fire
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The Man in the Net - DVD Talk
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Linda Hamilton is played by Carolyn Jones, best known as Morticia from TV's The Addams Family, and the one bright spark of energy in this otherwise somnambulist film. She rages and relents and cries and actually shows some verve
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Senor's Grand Comeback Continues - Thedogs.com.au
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Earlier in the year, Sale-based owner/trainer/breeder Carolyn Jones decided to retire El Grand Senor to stud when injury ruled the 2010 Australian Greyhound of the Year out of initially the Australian Cup series and then the Macro Meats Golden Easter
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Tri-Hi-Y was very active in the '50s - Marion Star
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... Madelyn Marsh and Carolyn Jones, and Sally Schneider and David Richards, piano concerto. Members of the Lecture-Recital Junior Musicians who will participate are: Ruth Ellen Jones, Diane Copeland, Margaretann Romine, Ruth Ann Carey, Linda Price,
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Arkport takes first at Avon tourney - Hornell Evening Tribune
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Mackenzie McDaniel went 2-for-3 with two doubles to her credit, while Abbi Patrick was 2-for-3 with a double and Carolyn Jones was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Cassidy Hawley and Brooke Geibel added a hit apiece. Bugman fanned six from the circle and allowed
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Frost celebrates 42 years with free community picnic - Frost Illustrated
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Edward Smith and Sales and Promotions Manager Carolyn Jones have assembled a group of co-sponsors to help make the day a free, enjoyable afternoon and evening for the entire family. While folks are invited to start gathering at noon, for conversation,
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The final chapter in store - Knox Journal
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Avid reader and manager of the Knox library Carolyn Jones was disappointed for Knox book lovers. "Like a lot of people, I'll probably have to turn to the internet or go all the way out to Collins book store in Croydon if I want to buy a book," she said
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Carolyn Jones
    FIFTIES
  • 1983
    Age 52
    She died there on August 3, 1983, with her husband at her side.
    More Details Hide Details Her ashes were entombed at Melrose Abbey Memorial Park Cemetery in Anaheim, California, beside her mother.
  • 1982
    Age 51
    In September 1982, realizing she was dying, Jones married her boyfriend of five years, actor Peter Bailey-Britton.
    More Details Hide Details She wore a lace and ribbon cap to hide the loss of her hair from chemotherapy.
    After a period of apparent remission, the cancer returned in 1982, and in July 1983, she fell into a coma at her home in West Hollywood, California.
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  • 1981
    Age 50
    Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in March 1981.
    More Details Hide Details She continued to work, telling her friends she was being treated for ulcers.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1968
    Age 37
    Her third marriage, in 1968, was to Tony Award-winning Broadway musical director, vocal arranger and co-producer Herbert Greene (who was her vocal coach); she left him in 1977.
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  • 1966
    Age 35
    Her acting career declined after The Addams Family ended in 1966.
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  • 1963
    Age 32
    In the epic 1963 Western, How The West Was Won, she had a coveted role in a star-overflowing cast, of Sheriff Jeb Rawlings' (George Peppard) wife.
    More Details Hide Details She appears with Peppard and Debbie Reynolds in the last speaking/singing scenes of the film. She guest-starred on the 1960s TV series Batman, playing Marsha, the Queen of Diamonds, and in 1976 appeared as the title character's mother, Hippolyta, on the Wonder Woman TV series. Her last role was that of Myrna, the scheming matriarch of the Clegg Clan, in the soap opera Capitol from the first episode in March 1982 until March 1983, though she already knew that she was dying of cancer. During her occasional absences, veteran actress Marla Adams subbed for her.
  • 1962
    Age 31
    In the 1962-1963 season, Jones guest-starred on CBS's The Lloyd Bridges Show, which Spelling created.
    More Details Hide Details While married to Spelling, she appeared on the NBC program Here's Hollywood.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1960
    Age 29
    In 1960, she guest-starred with James Best and Jack Mullaney in the episode "Love on Credit" of CBS's anthology series The DuPont Show with June Allyson, a Four Star Television production.
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  • 1959
    Age 28
    In 1959, she played opposite Frank Sinatra in Frank Capra's A Hole in the Head, Dean Martin in Career, and Anthony Quinn and Kirk Douglas in Last Train from Gun Hill.
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  • 1958
    Age 27
    In 1958, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Bachelor Party, and she also shared a Golden Globe Award for "Most Promising Newcomer" with Sandra Dee and Diane Varsi, and appeared with Elvis Presley in King Creole.
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  • 1957
    Age 26
    In 1957, she had the lead in the episode "The Girl in the Grass" on CBS's Schlitz Playhouse, with once again Ray Milland and Nora Marlowe.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared three times as a guest star in the TV series Wagon Train, in the first-season (1957) episode "The John Cameron Story" and in the later color episodes "The Jenna Albright Story" (1961) and "The Molly Kincaid Story" (1963).
  • 1956
    Age 25
    In 1956, Jones appeared in Invasion of the Body Snatchers and in Alfred Hitchcock's remake of The Man Who Knew Too Much.
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  • 1955
    Age 24
    In 1955, Jones appeared on the CBS anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents in the episode "The Cheney Vase" as a secretary assisting her scheming boyfriend Darren McGavin in attempting an art theft, and opposite Ruta Lee.
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  • 1953
    Age 22
    Jones was subsequently married to television producer Aaron Spelling from 1953 until their 1964 separation and divorce; Jones converted to Judaism when she married Spelling.
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    She made five appearances on the crime drama series Dragnet, starring Jack Webb, between 1953 and 1955.
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    Jones was cast in the 1953 film From Here to Eternity, for the role of Alma "Lorene" Burke, which was written for her; however, a bout with pneumonia forced her to withdraw, with the role earning Donna Reed the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
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    In 1953, she married aspiring film-maker Aaron Spelling.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in several episodes of Dragnet, credited as Caroline Jones in at least one episode; had an uncredited bit part as a nightclub hostess in The Big Heat, and a role in House of Wax as the woman who is converted by Vincent Price into a Joan of Arc statue. In 1954, she played Beth in Shield for Murder, earning $500 per day for playing the role.
  • 1952
    Age 21
    Jones made her TV debut on the DuMont series Gruen Playhouse in 1952.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared in two Rod Cameron syndicated series, City Detective and State Trooper, as Betty Fowler in the 1956 episode, "The Paperhanger of Pioche". She guest-starred in Ray Milland's CBS sitcom, Meet Mr. McNutley.
    After being spotted by a talent scout at the Playhouse, Jones secured a contract with Paramount Pictures and made her first film, The Turning Point, in 1952.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Age 4
    In 1935, Carolyn, her younger sister Bette, her mother, and her grandparents were living in Des Moines, Iowa, but by 1940, they were back in Amarillo.
    More Details Hide Details Carolyn suffered from severe asthma that often restricted her from childhood activities. She was an avid reader, and loved Hollywood magazines. When her condition permitted she loved to go to the movies. She enrolled at the Pasadena Playhouse in California, although at 15 she was still three years under the minimum age; her grandfather agreed to pay her tuition.
  • 1934
    Age 3
    Jones was born in Amarillo, Texas, the daughter of Cloe Jeanette Southern, a housewife, and Julius Alfred Jones, a barber. In 1934, her father abandoned the family and her mother moved with her two children to her parents' home in Amarillo.
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  • 1930
    Born
    Born on April 28, 1930.
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