|Shirley Jones Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||March 31, 1934|
Shirley Jones is an American actress, voiceover artist, stage actress, and singer who has had a remarkable career in the entertainment industry which spans around 6 decades. Some of her critically acclaimed performances came in movies like Elmer Gantry, Never Steal Anything Small, The Music Man, and Hidden Places.
Shirley Mae Jones
Charleroi, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States
Shirley Jones studied at South Huntingdon High School located in Ruffs Dale, Pennsylvania.
Actress, Singer, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Paul Jones (Co-Owner of the Jones Brewing Company)
- Mother – Marjorie (née Williams) (Homemaker, Co-Owner of the Jones Brewing Company)
- Siblings – Shirley Jones is an only child.
- Others – Caitlin Cassidy (Granddaughter), John Cassidy (Grandson), Juliet (Granddaughter), Caleb (Grandson), Roan (Grandson), Lila (Granddaughter), Mairin (Granddaughter), Cole (Grandson), Jack (Grandson), Meaghan (Granddaughter)
Shirley Jones is represented by Kazarian/Measures/Ruskin & Associates, Inc., Talent Agency, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Pop, Traditional Pop, Gospel
Columbia Records, RCA Victor, Bell Records, A&M Records, Diadem, Stage Door Records, Encore Music Presents
5 ft 5 in or 165 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Shirley Jones has dated –
- Jack Cassidy (1956-1974) – She got married to actor and singer, Jack Cassidy, on August 5, 1956, and they were blessed with 3 sons, namely, Shaun, Patrick, and Ryan. The duo divorced in 1974.
- Marty Ingels (1977-2015) – On November 13, 1977, she married actor and comedian, Marty Ingels. Despite going through several ups and downs, the duo remained married until Ingels’ death in 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
Shirley Jones is of English, Welsh, Scottish, German, Irish, and French descent.
- Amazing voice
- Charming looks
She has done endorsement work for the likes of America’s Dairy Producers, Luster Creme Shampoo, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, etc.
Shirley Jones Favorite Things
- TV Show – The Partridge Family
- TV Movie – Silent Night, Lonely Night (1969)
- Musical That She Has Been A Part Of – The Music Man
Source – IMDb
Shirley Jones Facts
- She has been named after actress and singer, Shirley Temple.
- During her school years, Shirley Jones hated Mathematics.
- In 1960, she appeared as Lulu Bains in the drama film, Elmer Gantry, and this role won her the Academy Award for “Best Supporting Actress”.
- She had a Shetland sheepdog named Shane.
- Shirley Jones has supported PETA, the animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia.
- On Valentine’s Day, 1986, she received a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
- She enjoys singing, dancing, engaging in politics and philanthropy, spending time with her family, swimming, and traveling.
- Shirley Jones has been friends with Debbie Reynolds, Doris Roberts, Bill Bixby, Ernest Borgnine, Andy Griffith, Shirley Knight, and Doris Day.
- At some point in her life, she wanted to become a veterinarian.
Featured Image by ABC Television Network / eBay / Public Domain