Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983

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Jones was born in Amarillo, TX, Apr. 28, 1929; attended Pasadena Community Playhouse, Pasadena, CA (1950); she made her stage debut in the 1940s followed by her television debut in 1951; she gained popularity in the mid-1960s in the role of Morticia in The Addams family television series; she was nominated for an Oscar for her supporting role in The bachelor party (1957); her film credits include, Desiree (1954), The seven year itch (1955), The tender trap (1955), and Majorie Morningstar (1958); she died Aug. 3, 1983 in Hollywood, CA.

From the description of Collection of television and motion picture scripts, ca. 1953-1965. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40659258

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referencedIn Carolyn Jones. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Gypsy Rose Lee papers, 1910-1970 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Astin, John. The Addams family. "Addams cum laude" / starring Carolyn Jones, John Astin ; written by Sloan Nibley and Bill Lutz. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Astin, John. The Addams family. "Morticia and Gomez v. Fester and Mama" / starring Carolyn Jones, John Astin ; teleplay by Sloan Nibley and Preston Wood ; story by Lila Garrett and Bernie Kahn. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983. Collection of television and motion picture scripts, ca. 1953-1965. University of California, Los Angeles
contributorOf Hollywood Star-Spangled Revue: Saluting 25 Years of U.S. Savings Bonds United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Alpert, Herb person
associatedWith Diller, Phyllis person
associatedWith Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970 person
associatedWith Rockettes (Dance company) corporateBody
associatedWith Stewart, James, 1908-1997 person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary corporateBody
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Birth 1930-04-28

Death 1983-08-03

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