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Jean Wallace

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Born Jean Walasek in Chicago to John T. Walasek and Mary A. Walasek (née Sharkey), Wallace began her career as a model then got her first small movie role at the age of seventeen. She was married two times; once to her Jigsaw co-star Franchot Tone from 1941 to 1948 and once to actor Cornel Wilde (her co-star in The Big Combo and Lancelot and Guinevere) from 1951 to 1981. She had two sons with Tone and one with Wilde. She attempted suicide in 1946 with sleeping pills, and in 1949 with a self inflicted knife wound. Wallace died of a gastrointestinal hemorrhage on February 14, 1990. She is buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jean Wallace, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Oct 12, 1923 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the movie Ziegfeld Girl 1941-04-25
Latest Project:
Movie No Blade of Grass 1970-10-23
Known For
Poster of General Electric Theater
Poster of Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
Poster of The Man on the Eiffel Tower
Poster of It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
Filmography
Movie No Blade of Grass Ann Custance 1970-10-23
Movie Beach Red Julie MacDonald 1967-08-03
Movie Lancelot and Guinevere Guinevere 1963-06-02
Movie Maracaibo Laura Kingsley 1958-05-21
Movie The Devil's Hairpin Kelly James 1957-10-04
Movie The Big Combo Susan Lowell 1955-02-15
Movie Storm Fear Elizabeth 1955-12-16
Movie Star of India Countess Katrina 1954-01-02
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Native Son Mary Dalton 1951-03-02
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Movie The Good Humor Man Bonnie Conroy 1950-03-24
Movie Jigsaw Barbara Whitfield 1949-03-11
Movie The Man on the Eiffel Tower Edna Wallace 1949-12-12
Movie Blaze of Noon Poppy 1947-05-02
Movie It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog Bess Williams 1946-07-01
Movie Salute for Three Unknown 1943-03-17
Movie Ziegfeld Girl Ziegfeld Girl (Uncredited) 1941-04-25
Movie Louisiana Purchase Louisiana Belle 1941-12-31