Jean Simmons

Lowest Rated: 33% The Happy Ending (1969)
Birthday: Jan 31, 1929
Birthplace: Crouch Hill, London, England, UK
Father, Charles Simmons, was a gymnast for Great Britain in the 1912 Olympics, bringing home a bronze medal in the men's team event. Discovered at age 14 while attending dancing school with her older sister. Earned her first Oscar nomination at 18 for her portrayal of Ophelia in Laurence Olivier's Hamlet. Voted the most popular actress in Britain in 1950. Fought against Hollywood giant Howard Hughes' ownership of her contract, finally winning her freedom in 1952. Was made an OBE in 2003 for her contributions to British cinema. Died of lung cancer nine days before her 81st birthday.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Thru the Moebius Strip Shepway 2010
45% Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Council Member No. 2 2001
No Score Yet On Cukor Actor 2000
No Score Yet Barbara Taylor Bradford's A Secret Affair Katherine Stratten 1999
48% Detroit Rock City Actor 1999
No Score Yet Daisies in December Katherine Palmer 1995
61% How to Make an American Quilt Em 1995
No Score Yet People Like Us Peach 1990
No Score Yet The Dawning Aunt Mary 1988
No Score Yet Going Undercover Maxine de la Hunt 1988
No Score Yet Inherit the Wind Lucy Brady 1988
No Score Yet Undercover Actor 1988
No Score Yet Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love Laura Kilgallen 1987
No Score Yet A Moment in Time Actor 1984
No Score Yet A Small Killing Actor 1981
No Score Yet Dominique (Avenging Spirit) (Dominique Is Dead) Dominique Ballard 1979
No Score Yet The Dain Curse Actor 1978
No Score Yet Mr. Sycamore Estelle Benbow 1975
No Score Yet Say Hello to Yesterday Woman 1971
33% The Happy Ending Mary Wilson 1969
No Score Yet Heidi Fräulein Rottenmeier 1968
No Score Yet Violence à Jericho Molly Lang 1967
100% Divorce American Style Nancy Downes 1967
No Score Yet Mister Buddwing The Blonde 1966
No Score Yet Life at the Top Susan Lampton 1965
No Score Yet All the Way Home Mary Follet 1963
96% Spartacus Varinia 1960
97% Elmer Gantry Sister Sharon Falconer/Katy Jones 1960
100% The Grass Is Greener Hattie Durant 1960
No Score Yet This Earth Is Mine Actor 1959
No Score Yet Home Before Dark Charlotte Bronn 1958
100% The Big Country Julie Maragon 1958
60% Until They Sail Barbara Leslie Forbes 1957
No Score Yet This Could Be the Night Anne Leeds 1957
No Score Yet Footsteps in the Fog Lily Watkins 1955
90% Guys and Dolls Sarah Brown 1955
No Score Yet Desiree Desiree Clary 1954
No Score Yet The Egyptian Merit 1954
80% Demetrius and the Gladiators in film clip from THE ROBE 1954
No Score Yet She Couldn't Say No Korby Lane 1954
No Score Yet A Bullet Is Waiting Cally Canham 1954
No Score Yet The Actress Ruth Gordon Jones 1953
33% The Robe Diana 1953
No Score Yet Affair With a Stranger Carolyn Parker 1953
No Score Yet Young Bess Young Bess (Queen Elizabeth I) 1953
33% Androcles and the Lion Lavinia 1953
80% Angel Face Diane Tremayne Jessup 1952
No Score Yet So Long at the Fair Vicky Barton 1951
No Score Yet Uncle Silas Actor 1951
No Score Yet The Clouded Yellow Sophie Malraux 1951
No Score Yet Trio Evie Bishop [Sanatorium] 1950
No Score Yet The Blue Lagoon Emmeline Foster 1949
No Score Yet Adam and Evelyne (Adam and Evalyn) Evelyne Wallace 1949
91% Hamlet Ophelia 1948
No Score Yet The Woman in the Hall Joy Blake 1948
No Score Yet Hungry Hill Jane Brodrick 1947
100% Black Narcissus Kanchi 1947
100% Great Expectations Young Estella 1947
No Score Yet Caesar and Cleopatra Harpist 1945
No Score Yet Meet Sexton Blake Eva Watkins 1945
No Score Yet The Way to the Stars Singer 1945
No Score Yet Mr. Emmanuel Bit Part 1944
No Score Yet Olivier's Shakespeare Actor 1944

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
Narrator
  • 2000
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
Adm. Nora Satie
  • 1991
No Score Yet American Playhouse
1982-1996
  • 1990
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
Eudora
  • 1989
No Score Yet The Odd Couple
1970-1975
Princess
  • 1972

QUOTES FROM Jean Simmons CHARACTERS