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Arthur in ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS.
About Jean Arthur (1900 – 1991)
Jean Arthur was born on October 17, 1900 in Plattsburgh, New York. Jean's birth name is Gladys Georgianna Greene. Jean Arthur passed away on June 19, 1991 in Carmel, California from heart failure.
Jean Arthur's screen debut was in a bit part in CAMEO KIRBY (1923). Jean Arthur wore her natural brunette hair color throughout the silent film portion of her career, then began bleaching her hair blonde shortly after she started making talkies.
In 1943, Jean Arthur was nominated (Best Actress) for her performance in THE MORE THE MERRIER.
After retiring from films Jean taught Drama at Vassar College.
Director George Stevens famously called Jean Arthur "One of the greatest comediennes the screen has ever seen."
MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON was one of Jean's most memorable films and one of Jean Arthur's biggest hits.
On the completion of Jean's Columbia contract in 1944, she reportedly ran through the studio's streets shouting "I'm free, I'm free!"
Jean Arthur's notable movie credits include...
A FOREIGN AFFARI (1948)
THE TALK OF THE TOWN (1942)
THE DEVIL AND MISS JONES (1941)
THE PLAINSMAN (1937)
EASY COME, EASY GO (1928)
THE BROKEN GATE (1927)
SEVEN CHANCES (1925)
FAST AND FEARLESS (1924)
CAMEO KIRBY (1923)
Jean Arthur in SHANE.
Jean Arthur in EASY LIVING (1937).
Jean Arthur in ONLY ANGELS HAVE WINGS.
Jean Arthur in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.
Jean Arthur in MORE THE MERRIER.