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Jean Muir

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Also Known As: Jean Muir Fullarton,Jean Fullarton Died: July 23, 1996
Born: February 13, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Suffern, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... actor teacher


Jean Muir's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. In 1930, he began her career as an understudy with an English company performing "Bird In the Hand" on Broadway. He had success as one of the stars in the Broadway play "Saint Wench." In 1937, he left Hollywood and moved to London. In 1933, he moved to Hollywood after being signed to a studio contract by a Warner Bros scout that spotted her in "Saint Wench"; changed name to Jean Muir. He appeared in J B Priestley's "People at Sea" and British film "Jane Steps Out." He appeared in over 2 dozen B movies. In 1937, he had a role in "White Bondage" and "Dance Charlie Dance." Muir began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the drama "The World Changes" (1933) with Paul Muni, "A Modern Hero" (1934) and "As the Earth Turns" (1934). He also appeared in "Bedside" (1934) and "Dr. Monica" (1934). He continued to act in productions like the comedic fantasy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935) with Ian Hunter, the Pat O'Brien drama "Oil For the Lamps of China" (1935) and "The White Cockatoo" (1935). He also appeared in "Draegerman Courage" (1936) and "Fugitive in the Sky" (1936). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "White Fang" (1936), the Warren William mystery "The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady" (1940) and the Charles Boyer adaptation "The Constant Nymph" (1943). Muir more recently worked on the Jeremy Irons dramatic adaptation "Betrayal" (1983). Muir was married to Henry Jaffee and had three children. Muir passed away in July 1996 at the age of 85.


Gilli ( 2009-02-02 )

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Jean taught as Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri not Minnesota.

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