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Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones Mostly Credited As: Shirley Jones
Birth Name: Shirley Mae Jones
Date Of Birth: March 31, 1934 (Age 80)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Charleroi, Pennsylvania
Height: 5' 5 ½" (1.66 m)


Discovered by musical legends Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Shirley Jones was signed to her first Broadway contract when she was just 18 years old. She joined the chorus of South Pacific, but it wasn’t long before she was entertaining movie audiences with her roles in Oklahoma!, Carousel, The Music Man, April Love, and Elmer Gantry -- for which she won an Academy Award (for Best Supporting Actress) for her performance as prostitute Lulu Baines. Shirley appeared on screen with such motion picture heavyweights as Marlon Brando (Bedtime Story), Jimmy Stewart (Two Rode Together), Henry Fonda (The Cheyenne Social Club), Tony Randall (Fluffy), Glenn Ford (The Courtship of Eddie’s Father), Charlton Heston (Gideon), and James Cagney (Never Steal Anything Small). But, she is best known to TV viewers as the mom from The Partridge Family. The role was perfectly suited to showcase her singing and acting talents, and allowed her to spend more time at home with her family: the multi-hyphenate Jack Cassidy, and their three sons, Shaun, Patrick and Ryan. Shirley has appeared in two dozen feature films, countless TV movies, hundreds of TV guest roles, two television series, numerous recordings, and in addition to winning her Oscar, has been nominated for four Emmy Awards, 2 Golden Globe Awards (for The Partridge Family), and is the recipient of countless Personal and Achievement Awards. Shirley performs symphony concerts worldwide, and is currently enjoying a resurgence in her TV career with roles on such series as The Drew Carey Show, Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch and That 70’s Show. Shirley is married to comedian Marty Ingels, and the couple lives in Beverly Hills, CA.


TV Appearances

Main cast 
Monarch Cove (2006)As: Grace Foster
In Search Of The Partridge Family (2004)As: Celebrity Host
Shirley (1979)As: Shirley Miller
The Partridge Family (1970)As: Shirley Partridge
The Bell Telephone Hour (1959)As: Herself (Hostess 1961 - 1964)
Episode Cast Credits 

General Hospital (US) (1963) 
  #12988 51x212: (Feb/05/2014) As Mrs. McClain 

Raising Hope (2010) 
  Hot Dish 04x12: (Jan/17/2014) As Burt's mom 
  Burt's Parents 02x07: (Nov/15/2011) As Burt's Mom 

Hot In Cleveland (2010) 
  It's Alive 04x13: (Jun/19/2013) As Sophie 

Cougar Town (2009) 
  Don't Fade on Me 04x14: (Apr/09/2013) As Anne 
  This Old Town 04x12: (Mar/26/2013) As Anne 

Good Luck Charlie (2010) 
  Welcome Home 03x09: (Jul/01/2012) As Linda 

Victorious (2010) 
  Car, Rain, and Fire 03x05: (Feb/25/2012) As Mona Patterson 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  March 19, 2010 11x78: (Mar/19/2010) As Herself 

Ruby and The Rockits (2009) 
  50 Ways to Heave Your Mother 01x09: (Sep/15/2009) As Shirley Gallgher, [Special Guest Stars]

Days of our Lives (1965) 
  Ep. #10757 43x64: (Feb/07/2008) As Colleen Brady 
  Ep. #10756 43x63: (Feb/06/2008) As Colleen Brady 
  Ep. #10755 43x62: (Feb/05/2008) As Colleen Brady 
  Ep. #10754 43x61: (Feb/04/2008) As Colleen Brady 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  Shirley Jones, Rita Moreno, Mitzi Gaynor, Charmian Carr 32x47: (Nov/07/2006) As Herself 

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) 
  Choice 05x07: (Nov/04/2003) As Felicity Bradshaw 

That '70s Show (1998) 
  Red Sees Red 03x02: (Oct/10/2000) As Herself 

Behind The Music (1997) 
  The Partridge Family 03x17: (Jan/02/2000) As Herself 

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996) (1996) 
  Little Orphan Hilda 04x04: (Oct/15/1999) As Lydia Spellman 

E! True Hollywood Story (1996) 
  The Partridge Family 03x38: (Sep/13/1999) As Herself 

Melrose Place (1992) (1992) 
  Where the Hookers Grow 07x09: (Sep/21/1998) As Teresa Lewis 

Murder, She Wrote (1984) 
  Shear Madness 06x20: (Apr/29/1990) As Ann Owens Lawton 
  The Body Politic 04x22: (May/08/1988) As Kathleen Lane 

Hotel (1983) 
  Discoveries 04x12: (Jan/14/1987) As Joan Gilbert 
  Pilot (2) (Aug/21/1982) As Claire Langley 

The Big Show (1980) 
  Steve Allen / Sid Caesar / Imogene Coca / Donald O'Connor / Jo Jo Starbuck / Dottie West 01x10: (May/13/1980) As Herself, [Guest Hosts]

Dean Martin Celebrity Roast (1973) 
  Joe Garagiola 01x37: (May/25/1976) As Herself 

The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (1969) 
  Shirley Jones, Paul Lynde 04x16: (Jan/18/1972) As Herself 
  Shirley Jones,Jack Benny,Debbie Reynolds,Erich Segal,David Cassidy,Susan Dey 04x04: (Oct/05/1971) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 43rd Annual Academy Awards 19x01: (Apr/15/1971) As Herself ("Whistling Away the Dark"), [Musical Guests]
  The 40th Annual Academy Awards 16x01: (Apr/10/1968) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 36th Annual Academy Awards 12x01: (Apr/13/1964) As Presenter, [Featuring]
  The 34th Annual Academy Awards 10x01: (Apr/09/1962) As Presenter, [Featuring]

The Jim Nabors Hour (1969) 
  Season 2, Episode 22 02x22: (Feb/18/1971) As Herself 

The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) 
  Danny Kaye, Johnny Mathis, Minnie Pearl 24x10: (Nov/22/1970) As Herself 
  Carl Sandburg, Shirley Jones 09x21: (Feb/12/1956) As Herself 

The Name of the Game (1968) 
  The Third Choice 01x24: (Mar/07/1969) As Jackie Harding 

This Is Tom Jones (1969) 
  Episode #1.5 01x05: (Mar/07/1969) As Herself 

The Carol Burnett Show (1967) (1967) 
  with Ken Berry, Shirley Jones 02x18: (Feb/17/1969) As Herself 
  with George Chakiris, Shirley Jones 01x18: (Jan/22/1968) As Herself 

The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967) (1967) 
  Show #28 02x08: (Oct/29/1967) As Herself 
  Show #18 01x18: (Jun/11/1967) As Herself 

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956) 
  Season 5, Episode 23 05x23: (Mar/05/1961) As Herself 

Make Room for Daddy (1953) 
  Shirley Jones Makes Good 06x20: (Feb/16/1959) As Herself 

The Frank Sinatra Show (1957) 
  Shirley Jones 01x18: (Feb/14/1958) As Herself 

The Lux Video Theatre (1950) 
  Dark Victory 07x24: (Feb/14/1957) As guest star 
  Hollywood's Musical Holiday Revue 07x16: (Dec/20/1956) As Herself 

Playhouse 90 (1956) 
  The Big Slide 01x06: (Nov/08/1956) As May Marley 

The Colgate Comedy Hour (1950) 
  SALUTE TO RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN 06x04: (Oct/16/1955) As Herself 
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