Oscar-winning Actress Jennifer Jones Dead at 90

December 17, 2009

Unfortunate news hits Hollywood. Today, we have learned that Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Jones is dead at 90. Find out more details and see pictures and a video here.

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The Oscar-winning actress, who is most-famous for her prized role in 1943’s “The Song of Bernadette” has died.

According to reports, Jennifer Jones, died at her Malibu home on Thursday of natural causes with her only son present at time of death. She was 90 years old.

The Oscar-winning actress was mostly famous for her work in the 1940’s and 50’s. She could be seen on the big-screen alongside her leading men like: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, Humphrey Bogart, and Rock Hudson. In these movies she starred in “Duel in the Sun”, “A Farewell to Arms”, “Since You Went Away” and “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing”. She made her last appearance in the movie, “The Towering Inferno”.

Jones was married to three men throughout her long life. It was her third husband, tycoon and distinguished art collector, Norton Simon, who founded and established the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California. There, she was a director for the Norton Simon Foundation Board. A representative for art museum confirmed her death, but did not offer its manner or cause.

It is said that she was a mother of three. Robert Walker, her first husband, had two children together named Robert Walker, Jr. and Michael Walker. David O. Selznick, her second husband, had one child together named Mary Jennifer Selznick. Following the death of David Selznick, daughter Mary committed suicide due to depression stemming from her father’s death.

The Oscar-winning actress, Jennifer Jones, who was dead at 90, is survived by her remaining two children.

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