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Who is Jean Hagen?
Jean Hagen was an American actress best known for her role as Lina Lamont in Singin' in the Rain for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her Emmy Award nominated role as Margaret Williams on the television series Make Room For Daddy.
- also known as Jean Shirley Verhagen
- born on (92 years ago) in Chicago, child of Marie Verhagen and Christian Verhagen
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor
- died on (38 years ago) in Los Angeles of esophageal cancer
- buried in Chapel of the Pines Crematory
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by Eric Michael Mazur
Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell, David Wayne, Jean Hagen. [Women] Adaptation, 2002. Dir. Spike Jonze. Nicholas Cage, Tilda Swinton, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Jay Tavare. [Myth] Addiction, The, 1995. Dir. Abel Ferrara. Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, Anabella Sciorra, Edie Falco, ...
An Encyclopedia by Philip C. DiMare
(Jean Hagen), a silent film duo whose careers are threatened by the transition to sound. In particular, Don is hampered by simplistic dialogue and Lina has an extremely unpleasant voice. These difficulties are winkingly based on anecdotes like the story of John Gilbert's career decline after the arrival of sound—indeed, Gilbert appeared in The Hollywood Revue of 1929, in which the song “Singin' in the Rain” debuted. After a disastrous preview of Lockwood-and-Lamont's first talkie, ...
by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White
Betty Noyes actually sings the song recorded for The Dancing Cavalier, while Jean Hagen, the actress who plays Lina, speaks the ...
by Vincent Terrace
Jean Hagen (Hilda Darrow); James Franciscus (Clay Darrow); Barry Curtis ...
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