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Jean Simmons
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Born in Crouch Hill, London
Born on 31st of January 1929
Died on 22nd of January 2010
British hero of the week January 25th 2010

Born 1929 - English actress.

Educated at Aida Foster School of Dancing. Film debut in Give Us the Moon (1944). Performed Estella in Great Expectations and Ophelia in Hamlet. Films include The Actress (1953), Elmer Gantry (1960) and The Happy Ending (1969). Won an Emmy for The Thorn Birds(1983).

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