, the 1943 Oscar winner for her work in The Song of Bernadette
, has passed away today, December 17, 2009 at the age of 90. Jones was also an active philanthropist, who helped ove see the Frank Gehry-led renovation of the Norton Simon Art Musuem. Jennfer Jones has passed away at the age of 90. (latimes.com)
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jones led a long and storied life. Besides The Song of Bernadette
, she also appeared in such films as Duel in the Sun, Since You Went Away,
and Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing.
She last appeared in the classic disaster film, The Towering Inferno
, in 1974. She was married noted industrialist Norton Simon, as well as previous marriages to producer David O. Selznick
and Robert Walker
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