Wednesday, 21 June 2017

the hollywood great that was gene tierney

Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. Acclaimed as a great beauty, she became established as a leading lady. Tierney was best known for her portrayal of the title character in the film Laura (1944), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Ellen Berent Harland in Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
Tierney died of emphysema on November 6, 1991 in Houston, thirteen days before her 71st birthday.She is interred in Glenwood Cemetery in Houston