Jean Simmons

1929 - 2010

Jean Simmons

Jean Merilyn Simmons, OBE (31 January 1929 – 22 January 2010) was a British actress and singer. One of J. Arthur Rank's "well-spoken young starlets", she appeared predominantly in films, beginning with those made in Great Britain during and after World War II, followed mainly by Hollywood films from 1950 onwards.Simmons was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Hamlet (1948), and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for Guys and Dolls (1955). Her other film appearances include Young Bess (1953), The Robe (1953), Elmer Gantry (1960), Spartacus (1960), and the 1969 film The Happy Ending, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean Simmons has received more than 3,101,931 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 343rd most popular actor.

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  • 4.34

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Among actors, Jean Simmons ranks 340 out of 8,832Before her are Emil Jannings, Tilda Swinton, Ginger Rogers, Jayne Mansfield, Sammo Hung, and Katie McGrath. After her are Montgomery Clift, Charles Laughton, Chow Yun-fat, Pat Morita, Ron Perlman, and James Earl Jones.

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Among people born in 1929, Jean Simmons ranks 42Before her are Bill Evans, Rudolf Mössbauer, Zdzisław Beksiński, James Last, Ágnes Heller, and Richard E. Taylor. After her are Babrak Karmal, Lennart Meri, George Stinney, Karolos Papoulias, Francis Gary Powers, and Isamu Akasaki. Among people deceased in 2010, Jean Simmons ranks 22Before her are Bobby Farrell, Maurice Allais, Vasily Smyslov, Alois Brunner, Miep Gies, and Marshall Warren Nirenberg. After her are Gennady Yanayev, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Henryk Górecki, Francesco Cossiga, and John Fenn.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jean Simmons ranks 517 out of 5,347Before her are Frederick Forsyth (1938), Charlie Watts (1941), Karl Pearson (1857), Antony Hewish (1924), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), and Tom Jones (1940). After her are Harold Wilson (1916), Banksy (1970), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), Chris Slade (1946), David Brewster (1781), and Charles Laughton (1899).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jean Simmons ranks 49Before her are Deborah Kerr (1921), Ian Holm (1931), John Cleese (1939), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Boris Karloff (1887), and Tilda Swinton (1960). After her are Charles Laughton (1899), Hugh Grant (1960), Bob Hoskins (1942), Charles Dance (1946), Sam Neill (1947), and Olivia Newton-John (1948).