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Aaron Spelling
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Delbert Mann
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Jack Warden
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Dean Martin
(Movies & TV)
Theresa Tallien
(Politics)
Anthony Quinn
(Movies & TV)
Frank Sinatra
(Music)
 

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Carolyn Jones

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Carolyn Jones

American actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1930.

Countries: United States (61%), France (9%), Canada (9%)

Main connections: Aaron Spelling, Delbert Mann, Jack Warden

Linked to: Four Star Television, Paramount Pictures, CBS, NBC

 

Timeline


 

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Carolyn Jones was born in 1930 add something


1947

Therefore, she moved to California in 1947 to pursue her acting career add something


 

Jones began her film career in the early 1950s, and by the end of the decade had achieved recognition with a nomination for an Academy award for Best Supporting Actress for "The Bachelor Party" and a Golden Globe award as one of the most promising actresses of 1959 add something


1952

Jones made her TV debut on the DuMont series "Gruen Playhouse" in 1952 add something

 

Jones secured a contract with Paramount Pictures and made her first film in 1952 add something


1953

In 1953, she married aspiring film-maker Aaron Spelling add something

 

Aaron Spelling - He married actress Carolyn Jones in 1953, in California


1954

Theresa Tallien - She was played by Carolyn Jones in the 1954 film "Désirée", starring Marlon Brando, and by Florence Pernel in the 2002 miniseries "Napoleon"


1955

In 1955, Jones appeared on the anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" in the episode "The Cheney Vase" as a secretary assisting her scheming boyfriend Darren McGavin in attempting an art theft, and opposite Ruta Lee add something


1956

She appeared in two Rod Cameron syndicated series, "City Detective" and "State Trooper", as Betty Fowler in the 1956 episode, "The Paperhanger of Pioche" add something


1957

The Bachelor Party - The 1957 film was directed by Delbert Mann, with Don Murray reprising his role as Charlie, co-starring E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden and Carolyn Jones


 

In 1958, she shared a Golden Globe award for "Most Promising Newcomer" with Sandra Dee and Diane Varsi, and appeared with Elvis Presley in "King Creole" add something


1959

In 1959, she played opposite Frank Sinatra in Frank Capra's "A Hole in the Head", Dean Martin in "Career", and Anthony Quinn in "Last Train from Gun Hill" add something


1960

In 1960, she guest starred with James Best and Jack Mullaney in the episode "Love on Credit" of CBS's anthology series "The DuPont Show with June Allyson", a Four Star Television production add something

 

She guest-starred on the 1960s TV series "Batman", playing Marsha, the Queen of Diamonds, and in 1976 appeared as the title character's mother, Hippolyta, on the "Wonder Woman" TV series add something


1962

In the 1962-1963 season, Jones guest starred on CBS's "The Lloyd Bridges Show", which Spelling created add something


1963

By 1963, she and Spelling were separated, and by 1964 they were divorced add something


 

In 1964 she began playing the role of Morticia Addams in the television series "The Addams Family", receiving a Golden Globe award nomination for her work add something

 

In 1964, with a long coal black wig, Jones began playing Morticia Addams in the television series "The Addams Family", a role which brought her success as a comedienne and a Golden Globe award nomination add something


1966

Her acting career began to decline after "The Addams Family" ended in 1966 add something


 

Tony award-winning Broadway musical director, vocal arranger and co-producer, Herbert Greene, who was her vocal coach, from 1968 until their divorce in 1977; and British actor Peter Bailey-Britton from 1982 until her death add something


1970

Sporadic roles in the 1970s included that of Mrs. Moore, the wife of the plantation owner who was "Chicken George's" father, in the "Roots" mini-series add something


1971

In 1971, Jones wrote a novel titled, "Twice Upon a Time", which was published by Trident Press add something


1981

Jones landed the role of the power-driven political matriarch Myrna Clegg in the CBS daytime television soap opera "Capitol" in 1981 add something

 

Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in March of 1981 add something


1982

It seemed that the cancer had gone into remission, but in late 1982 it returned and spread add something

 

Seeing that the end was near, in Sept 1982 Carolyn wed her boyfriend of five years, actor Peter Bailey-Britton add something


1983

In July of 1983 Carolyn fell into a coma in her home in West Hollywood, California add something


Carolyn Jones died in 1983 add something

 

She died there on August 3, 1983, with her husband at her side add something