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Shirley Mae Jones
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Shirley Jones Fast Facts:
Her parents named her after Shirley Temple.
Her grandfather, William B. Jones, founded the Jones Brewing Company in Smithton, PA, in 1907.
Was Miss Pittsburgh in 1952.
Planned to attend college and become a veterinarian before winning a scholarship to the Pittsburgh Playhouse as a prize for being the first runner-up to Miss Pennsylvania.
Burt Lancaster saw her in TV's
The Big Slide
and asked her to play the role of Lulu Baines in
, a performance that won her an Oscar.
Turned down the role of Carol Brady on
The Brady Bunch
Received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Valentine's Day in 1986.
Cowrote the book
Shirley & Marty: An Unlikely Love Story
(1990), which chronicled her relationship with husband Marty Ingels.
Supports PETA and is a vegetarian.
Shirley Jones Relationships:
Jack Cassidy - Ex-husband
Patrick Cassidy - Son
Paul Jones - Father
Ryan Cassidy - Son
William B. Jones - Grandfather
Shaun Cassidy - Son
Marjorie Jones - Mother
Marty Ingels - Husband
Shirley Jones Awards:
1961 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2010 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
1972 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy Series or Television Movie - Nominee
2006 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
1970 Emmy: Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Nominee
1963 Golden Globe: Actress in a Leading Role - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1971 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1960 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
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