Gene Tierney vs Marilyn Monroe

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Actress
American actress
Net worth 2018
$27 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Brooklyn, New York City
Residence
Los Angeles
United States
Country
United States
19/11/1920
BirthDay
01/06/1926
November 6, 1991
Died On
August 5, 1962
Education
Van Nuys High School, University High School
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TIMELINE
1999

The film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" in 1999

1991

She died of emphysema on November 6, 1991, shortly before her 71st birthday

1960

She attempted a come-back in the 1960s and made sporadic film and television appearances before retiring for good in 1980

1951

Tierney played Maggie Carleton in Mitchell Leisen's ensemble farce, ’The Mating Season’ (1951) and portrayed Midge Sheridan in the Warner Bros

1950

Her health issues affected her film appearances and her career was no longer as prolific in the 1950s as it had once been

1948

The marriage did not last long and ended in a divorce in 1948

1947

Muir’ (1947), ‘That Wonderful Urge’ (1948), ‘Whirlpool’ (1949), ‘Night and the City’ (1950), and ‘Where the Sidewalk Ends’ (1950)

1945

Her role of a vicious and narcissistic woman, Ellen Berent, in ‘Leave Her to Heaven’ (1945) further strengthened her image as a character actress

1944

In 1944, she played the title role in ‘Laura’ opposite Dana Andrews

1941

Other roles followed in quick succession and she acted in ‘Hudson's Bay’ (1941),’Tobacco Road’ (1941), ‘Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake’ (1942), Rings on Her Fingers (1942), and ‘China Girl’ (1942)

1940

Her string of successful films continued throughout the late 1940s with diverse roles in ‘The Ghost and Mrs

1938

She made her Broadway debut in ‘What a Life!’ (1938) and played the role of Molly O'Day in the Broadway production ‘Mrs

1920

Gene Tierney was born on November 19, 1920, in Brooklyn, New York, U

2000

The movie was listed as the greatest American comedy film of all time by the American Film Institute in 2000

1962

She was found dead in her home on 5 August 1962 by her psychiatrist Ralph Greenson

1961

Her final film appearance was in ‘The Misfits’ in 1961 in which she played a recently divorced woman

1959

In 1959, she played Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk, a ukulele player and singer in ‘Some Like it Hot’ which was both a critical as well as commercial success

1955

She played ‘the girl’ in the 1955 movie ‘The Seven Year Itch’ which was based on a three-act play of the same name

1953

She portrayed a dumb blonde in the movie ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953 which went on to become a major hit

1952

She was flooded with film offers in 1952 and appeared in several movies within the year: ‘Monkey Business’, ‘Clash by Night’, ‘We’re Not Married!’, and ‘Don’t Bother to Knock’

1950

She played a small but important role in the 1950 movie, ‘The Asphalt Jungle’ which was based on the novel of the same name

1947

Her first credited role was as a waitress in the 1947 movie, ‘Dangerous Years’

20

She became a very successful model and got noticed by Ben Lyon, a 20th Century Fox executive who offered her a six-month contract