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  Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 19, 1920 to well-to-do parents.
Gene Tierney was the hottest player around and the 1950's saw no let up as she appeared in a number of good films such as NIGHT AND THE CITY (1951), PLYMOUTH ADVENTURE (1952), PERSONAL AFFAIR (1953), and THE LEFT HAND OF GOD (1955).
Tierney, who was better known for her beauty than her talent, was the daughter of a wealthy stockbroker, and started acting on stage in the late 1930s.
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  Gene Tierney - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was born Gene Eliza Tierney in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Howard Sherwood Tierney and Belle Lavina Taylor.
Tierney died at age 70 of emphysema in Houston, Texas, and is interred, beside Lee, in Section E-1 of Glenwood Cemetery in Houston.
Tierney's second husband, Howard Lee, was married to Hedy Lamarr from 1953 to 1960.
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 Gene Tierney at Classic Actresses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gene Eliza Tierney was born on November 19, 1920, in Brooklyn, New York.
Gene began her career on Broadway and was offered a contract with 20th Century Fox.
Gene contracted German Measles during her pregnancy and the baby was born mentally retarded.
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 Bio for Gene Tierney on MSN Movies
Tierney continued working at a steady pace, and in 1946 co-starred with Tyrone Power in an adaptation of the W.
While in Europe, Tierney also began a romance with Aly Khan, but their marriage plans were met by fierce opposition from the Aga Khan; dejectedly she returned to the U.S., where she appeared in 1954's Black Widow.
After 1955's The Left Hand of God, Tierney's long string of personal troubles finally took their toll, and she left Hollywood and relocated to the Midwest, accepting a job in a small department store; there she was rediscovered in 1959, and Fox offered her a lead role in the film Holidays for Lovers.
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 Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney, whose heart-shaped face mixes the exotic with the girl next door, brings the poise and calm of a model to her role as the object of every man's gaze and the target of a killer.
Gene Tierney, whose lambent eyes, porcelain features, and sweep of healthy-American-girl hair customarily made her a 20th Century Fox icon of purity, scored an Oscar nomination playing a demonically obsessive daughter of privilege with her own monstrous notion of love.
Gene Tierney and Googie Withers are the women--one good, one bad--who witness Harry's descent.
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 Denny Jackson's Gene Tierney Page
Gene Tierney was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 19, 1920 to well-to-do parents.
The same year, Gene also turned in an outstanding performance in LAURA where she was a murder victim named Laura Hunt.
Gene Tierney was the hottest player around and the 1950's saw no let up as she appeared in a number of good films such as NIGHT AND THE CITY (1951), PLYMOUTH ADVENTURE (1952), PERSONAL AFFAIR (1953), and THE LEFT HAND OF GOD (1955).
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 Gene Tierney: A Beauty With Talent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gene Tierney was born into a privileged household in Brooklyn, New York on November 20, 1920.
Gene pouted, "I am so bored, I think I will die." He realized that he was going to have to keep his promise.
Gene Tierney was one of the great beauties and "Ghost and Mrs.
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 Gene Tierney Biography - Biography.com
The daughter of a wealthy insurance broker, Tierney grew up with a lavish lifestyle and was educated at the finest schools in Connecticut and Switzerland.
She continued to be one of the hottest actresses in Hollywood with such films as Night and the City and The Left Hand of God to her credit.
Tierney was married to Oleg Cassini from 1941 to 1952; they have two daughters, Daria and Christina.
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 Gene Tierney by Michelle Vogel
Gene Tierney's personal life was a whirlwind of romance (she married a count, was engaged to a prince, and was courted by a future president) and tragedy (her daughter was born with severe retardation and Tierney herself struggled with mental illness).
While Gene's life was tragic, it was also filled with joy.   She could act, she had class and beauty and there was much drama behind the scenes of her career, led by her mental illness.
It is also a testament to the glorious high of Hollywood success at an early age; to beauty unequalled on the Silver Screen; to a girl with warmth, intelligence and charm who appeared to have the World in the palm of her hand, only to have it fall from grasp in a heart beat.
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 Amazon.com: Gene Tierney: A Biography: Books: Christina Cassini,Michelle Vogel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gene Tierney and her legion of fans deserve much better than what is offered here.
Gene Tierney: A Biography is a thorough look into the world, both personal and professional, of one of Hollywood's most beautiful, most troubled and most underrated actresses ever seen.
Tierney lived, to the beautiful photographs that enhance almost every page and last but not least, the detailed filmography, I found "Gene Tierney: A Biography" to be a very enjoyable book that I'll someday read again.
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 Amazon.ca: Shanghai Gesture: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gene Tierney and Walter Huston star in this passionate tale of a gambling den in the Orient and the people who collide while following their lusts in Shanghai's slimy underworld.
Tierney also does an excellent job in her role, and she is at her best when she's manipulating the men in her life--Dr Omar and her indulgent father, Guy Charteris.
Gene Tierney (Poppy) went on to do better films than this like "Laura" and "Leave Her to Heaven" proving that her talent and beauty could shine in better material.
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 Gene Tierney Biography
Green-eyed beauty Gene Tierney was born to a wealthy New York family, and when she expressed an interest in acting, her father established a corporation whose sole purpose was to promote her.
Tierney progressed from Broadway supporting roles to a contract with 20th Century Fox after being discovered by David O. Selznick.
Her troubled souls' tumultuous passions inevitably led to obsession and tragedy, the best illustration of which is her portrayal of a paranoid woman who steals her sister's lover and kills her unborn baby in 1945's Leave Her to Heaven, a role that earned her a Best Actress Oscar nomination.
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 Gene Tierney Articles
Among faces, Gene Tierney's is a tournament rose, an opaline study in serene, sexualized perfection, a mad musky Egyptian daydream of cat thoughts.
It's a face that, yes, could make you half-believe in the human ideal, make you pass into a foggy romantic movie-trance of studio key lights and shadows with edges so soft you could lay your head down in them and sleep for a week.
All you want as you're looking at her, all you think you'll ever want, is to get close enough to smell the lilac vapors rising from her shoulder.
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 Gene Tierney
One of the reasons I enjoy collecting old movie star scrapbooks is that each one is a diary of a particular moment in a person (a teenaged girl's?) life, and the images that captivated her (or perhaps him).
For Gene Tierney in Pressburger's "The Shanghai Gesture," Oleg Cassini creates a dinner dress of pale blue alix jersey with drape falling from a jeweled cluster of flowers at the waist to the knee and then swinging back up into a wide girdle at the neck.
You'll be seeing lovely Gene Tierney in Technicolor in her new picture with Dana Andrews and Preston Foster, "Thunder Birds".
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 Gene Tierney
Tierney's beauty lies somewhere between homespun Everygirl and Oriental exotic, shy high school sweetheart and man-eater.
The quality of Tierney's loveliness remains both timeless and utterly unique--there's no one today who looks even remotely like her.
The cruel sugar of Tierney as seen here is several years away from the woman who went mad and was hospitalized.
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 The Biography Channel - Gene Eliza Tierney Biography
Her father was a very successful insurance broker and her doting and equally successful grandparents ensured little Gene went to the finest schools on the East Coast.
Set on a career in the theatre, Tierney’s father established a company dedicated to his daughter’s thespian aspirations; by 1939 she was performing walk-on parts on Broadway.
Two years later Tierney contracted German measles while pregnant, and her baby, Daria, was born deaf, dumb and mentally retarded.
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 DVDwolf.com - Gene Tierney
The personality, the face, the acting and the body are all part and parcel of what made Gene Tierney so memorable.
TIerney had it in spades in her personal life.
Fans of Tierney often note, that this gorgeous talent was told on her first film that her voice was too high.
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 ClassicFlix - Rent Classic Movies
Gene Tierney plays turn-of-the-century widow Lucy Muir, who escapes her impossible in-laws by m...
Tierney wants to spend all her time with her new husband, but finds it impossible to do so thanks to his work and the frequent visi...
In this compelling and unusual psychological melodrama Ann Sutton (Gene Tierney), a woman tormented by her secret kleptomania seeks help from a unscrupulous hypnotist David Korvo (Jose Ferrer).
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 Cafe Noir: Men and Women of the Dark Screen - Gene Tierney - Mystery Movies
Gene Tierney may be remembered best for her starring roles in Laura.
A private detective falls investigating a the murder of a young society woman (Tierney) finds himself falling in love her simply by looking at her portrait and; The Ghost and Mrs.
A lonely widow (Tierney) finds that the old house she has moved into her young daugther (Natalie Wood)is inhabited by the ghost of a handsome and cranky sea captain (Rex Harrison).
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 Gene Tierney pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
Gene Tierney pictures, posters, photos, interviews and wallpapers.
With prominent cheekbones and the most appealing overbite of her day, Gene's striking good looks helped propel her to stardom.
Her acting performances were few in the 1950s as she battled a troubled emotional life that included hospitalization and shock treatment for depression.
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 Gene Tierney - Reviews on RateItAll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Born in 1920, Gene Tierney appeared in movies such as "Tobacco Road," "Leave Her to Heaven" and "The Ghost and Mrs.
A stunning brunette, and a troubled woman in real life, Gene Tierney is best remembered for 'Laura,' 1944, and received her only Oscar nomination for 'Leave Her to Heaven,' 1945.
Perhaps the most captivating woman in film history, Gene Tierney may have been a bit crazy, but she was extremely talented and stunningly beautiful.
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 Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney stars as the title outlaw, a Missouri belle who is loyal to the Confederacy even AFTER the Civil War.
Excellent 1840s gothic melodrama stars Gene Tierney as a farm girl who goes off to live with a mysterious landowner (Vincent Price) who plans on killing his wife in order to marry her.
Excellent social comedy stars John Lund as an up and coming machinery worker whose irascible mother (Thelma Ritter, who is great) poses as a maid without telling his rich socialite wife Gene Tierney her real identity.
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 Gene Tierney Current Month TV Schedule
A widow is haunted by a sea captain's ghost.
Starring Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney, Jackie Cooper, Henry Hull, John Carradine, J Edward Bromberg, Donald Meek, Eddie Collins, George Barbier.
Starring Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, Jose Ferrer, Charles Bickford, Barbara O'Neil, Eduard Franz, Constance Collier, Fortunio Bonanova, Alex Gerry.
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 Gene Tierney at Reel Classics
Tierney with her Mammy Lou (Louise Beavers) in BELLE STARR (1941), which features the beautiful brunette as the title character, a passionate, headstrong Southern belle turned notorious female outlaw in post-Civil War Missouri.
Tierney received her only career Best Actress nomination for her portrayal of Ellen Berent, a jealous wife who will stop at nothing to keep her husband all to herself.
In DRAGONWYCK (1946), her fourth and final film with actor Vincent Price, Tierney plays a tenant farmer's daughter who is sent to live in the mansion of her father's wealthy landlord, Nicholas Van Ryn (Price), but soon finds herself caught up in romantic and political intrigue when the farmers revolt against the aristocrats.
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 Gene Tierney News
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Gene Tierney, Don Ameche, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main.
No one has to explain Gene Tierney to a movie buff or cinema connoisseur; just say "Laura," and the images in that Otto Preminger film noir classic sum her up better than words ever could.
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 Gene Tierney pictures, photos, wallpapers, desktop themes, posters, music, videos, DVDs, and memorabilia
Gene TierneyBorn in Brooklyn, New York and schooled in Switzerland, she was acclaimed as one of the beauties of her day.
By 1939, she was on Broadway; her wealthy father set up a corporation to help fund her pursuit of an acting career.
A failed marriage to fashion designer Oleg Cassini, the premature birth of a partially blind and mentally retarded daughter (Tierney had contracted German measles on a USO tour while pregnant), and several failed love affairs -- the men included John F. Kennedy, Howard Hughes, and Prince Aly Khan -- had taken their toll.
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