Margie (1946): The Roaring 20's, High School Style
When studio heads at 20th Century-Fox cast Jeanne Crain in State Fair and Leave Her to Heaven in 1945, they were continuing a two year p...
Jeanne Crain (1925-2003) - Find A Grave Memorial
Motion Picture Actress. She earned an Oscar Nomination as Best Actress for her film Pinky (1949). She also appeared in State Fair (1945), Leave Her to Heaven (1945), Margie (1946) and A Letter to Three Wives (1949). She was married to actor Paul Brinkman.
Jeanne Crain - Motion Picture Actress. She earned an Oscar Nomination as Best Actress for her film "Pinky" (1949). She also appeared in "State Fair" (1945), "Leave Her to Heaven" (1945), "Margie" (1946) and "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949). She was married to actor Paul Brinkman.
Jeanne Crain, who was one of the biggest stars at 20th Century Fox starring in such films as 1945's "State Fair," 1946's "Margie," 1949's "A Letter to Three Wives," was born on May 27, 1925. Crain earned an Oscar nomination for lead actress as young light-skinned African American woman passing as white in Elia Kazan's then-controversial 1949 "Pinky." She died of a heart attack in 2003 at the age of 78.
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This post is in conjunction with the Summer Under the Stars Blogathon hosted by The Moviola’s very own Jill Blake, and by Michael Nazarewycz and his website Scribe Hard on Film, which today i…