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Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney

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Also Known As: Died: November 6, 1991
Born: November 19, 1920 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1926:
Family moved from NYC to Connecticut
1938:
During faily vacation in California, spotted by Anatole Litvak and screen tested; offered studio contract which was rejected by parents
1938:
Made society debut on September 24
1939:
First Broadway appearance in George Abbott's production, "Mrs O'Brien Entertains" (February)
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Father formed company, Belle-Tier, to promote her career
1940:
Broadway stage break in the James Thurber-Elliot Nugent comedy, "The Male Animal"; seen in show by Darryl F Zanuck who signed her to 20th Century-Fox contract
1940:
Film debut in "The Return of Frank James"
1941:
Starred in screen version of "Tobacco Road"
1944:
Delivered a fine performance as the mysterious "Laura", directed by Otto Preminger
1945:
Received Best Actress Academy Award nomination as a cold-blooded murderer in "Leave Her to Heaven"
1946:
Co-starred with Tyrone Power and Herbert Marshall in "The Razor's Edge"; costumed by then-husband Oleg Cassini
1947:
Appeared opposite Rex Harrison in the romantic fantasy "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir"
1947:
TV debut on Sir Charles Mendl's live program
1951:
During filming of "Way of a Gaucho" (1952), began to experience memory lapses and depression
1954:
Fled Hollywood; went on suspension from 20th Century-Fox
1955:
Last film for seven years, "The Left Hand of God"
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Underwent shock treatments at three clinics in the USA
1958:
Briefly returned to Hollywood but returned to Menninger Clinic for treatment
1959:
As part of her therapy as an out-patient at Menninger, worked in a Topeka, Kansas dress shop
1962:
After seven-year absence returned to Hollywood in Otto Preminger's "Advise and Consent"
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Wrote society-gossip column for a local Houston newspaper in the late 1960s
1964:
Last film, "The Pleasure Seekers"
1969:
Returned to TV in movie, "Daughter of the Mind"
1980:
Made final small screen appearance in the CBS miniseries "Scruples"

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