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Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons
from the trailer for Young Bess (1953)
Personal information
Birth nameJean Merilyn Simmons
Birth dateJanuary 31, 1929
Place of birthLower Holloway, London, England, United Kingdom
Date of deathJanuary 22, 2010(age 80)
Death placeSanta Monica, California, United States
Cause of deathLung Cancer
Alma materAida Foster School of Dance
OccupationActress, Dancer
Years active1944-2009
SpouseStewart Granger (1950-60) (divorced) 1 child
Richard Brooks (1960-77) (divorced) 1 child
ParentsCharles Simmons,
Winifred (Loveland) Simmons

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Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (January 31, 1929 - January 22, 2010) was an English actress. She appeared predominantly in motion pictures, beginning with films made in Great Britain during and after World War II she was one of J. Arthur Rank's 'well-spoken young starlets' followed mainly by Hollywood films from 1950.

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