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Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones

Birthdate: April 28, 1930

Deathdate: August 3, 1983

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Carolyn Sue Jones (April 28, 1930 – August 3, 1983) was an American actress. Jones began her film career in the early 1950s, and by the end of the decade had achieved recognition with a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for The Bachelor Party (1957) and a Golden Globe Award as one of the most promising actresses of 1959. Her film career continued fo... ...detailed bio


Little Ladies of the Night (1977)

The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Kyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. Pretty, young runaway Hailey Atkins has been turne...

Halloween with the New Addams Family (1977)

Gomez's brother, Pancho, is staying with the family while Gomez goes to a lodge meeting in Tombstone, Arizona. Gomez is jealous of his brother, who once courted Morticia. Halloween is nigh, and Pancho tells the legend of Cousin Shy, who distributes gifts and carves pumpkins. A gang of crooks have...

Eaten Alive (1977)

After refusing a request from frisky customer Buck (Robert Englund), prostitute Clara Wood (Roberta Collins) is evicted from the town brothel by the madam, Miss Hattie (Carolyn Jones). Clara makes her way to a decrepit hotel where she encounters the mentally disturbed proprietor Judd (Neville Bra...

Heaven with a Gun (1969)

Preacher Jim Killian (Glenn Ford) arrives in a town divided between cattlemen and sheep herders. But Killian is not just any preacher. He is a former gunslinger who has set upon a different path. Barbara Hershey plays Leloopa, an American Indian girl who looks up to Killian, and who becomes a tar...

A Ticklish Affair (1963)

Key Weedon, a pilot with the U.S. Navy, is sent to investigate when an S.O.S. emergency signal is spotted in the San Diego region. He discovers it's the doing of a 6-year-old boy, Grover Martin, whose uncle, a flight officer, gave the boy a blinker light as a gift. The child's mother, Amy, is an ...

How the West Was Won (1962)

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Sail a Crooked Ship (1961)

When Gilbert Barrows (Robert Wagner) disobeys his boss and tries to refit an old Liberty Ship for cargo use instead of scrapping it, he inadvertently puts it into the hands of a colorful group of crooks led by good-hearted screw-up Bugsy G. Fogelmeyer (Ernie Kovacs) and brainy sociopath George M....

Ice Palace (1960)

The film follows the Edna Ferber novel in telling the story of Zeb Kennedy (Richard Burton) and Thor Storm (Robert Ryan), Alaska settlers in the period following World War II. Kennedy works his way up through the Alaskan fish cannery business, befriending Wang, a Chinese worker (George Takei), an...

A Hole in the Head (1959)

Tony Manetta is a single father, a widower, raising 11-year-old son Ally while owning and operating a small Miami Beach hotel called the Garden of Eden. In debt, the rent is five months in the rears, Tony is given 48 hours by his landlord, Abe Diamond to raise a little more than $5,000 or else lo...

Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)

Two old friends, Matt Morgan (Douglas) and Craig Belden (Quinn), now find themselves on opposite sides of the law. Belden is the de facto ruler of the town of Gun Hill, a rich cattle baron. Morgan is a U.S. marshal living in another town with his Native American wife (played by Ziva Rodann) and y...

The Man in the Net (1959)

The film tells the story of John Hamilton (Ladd) who's retreated to Stoneville, Connecticut, in the New England countryside, to pursue a career as a commercial artist, but his wife Linda (Carolyn Jones) wants to go back to New York. She is observed as being both drunk and a little strange by the ...

Marjorie Morningstar (1958)

Marjorie Morgenstern begins the film as a student at Hunter College and the girlfriend of an eligible young man who attends her family's synagogue. Her parents are happy with her choice of mate, and one evening while they flirt in front of the Morgenstern cooperative apartment, her mother Rose Mo...

King Creole (1958)

Nineteen-year-old high school student Danny Fisher (Elvis Presley) works before and after school in order to support his father (Dean Jagger) and sister Mimi (Jan Shepard). After Danny's mother died, his grieving father lost his job as a pharmacist, and moved his impoverished family to the French...

Baby Face Nelson (1957)

Chicago mob boss Rocca manages to get Lester Gillis sprung from jail in Joliet. His motive is to have Gillis kill a labor organizer, but Gillis refuses, preferring to work with Rocca's gang on robberies instead. Gillis is relaxing, alone in his hotel room, when cops burst in, finding a gun Rocca ...

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

An American family, Dr. Ben McKenna (James Stewart), his wife Jo (Doris Day) and their son Hank (Christopher Olsen) are vacationing in Morocco. Traveling from Casablanca to Marrakesh, they meet a Frenchman named Louis Bernard (Daniel Gelin), who seems friendly; however, Jo is suspicious of his ma...

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Psychiatrist Dr. Hill is called to the emergency ward of a hospital, where a frantically screaming man is held in custody. Dr. Hill agrees to listen to his story. The man identifies himself as Dr. Miles Bennell, and recounts the events leading to his arrest in the flashback that follows. In the ...

The Tender Trap (1955)

Charlie Y. Reader (Frank Sinatra) is a 35-year-old theatrical agent in New York, living a seemingly idyllic life as a bachelor. Numerous women (among them Poppy (Lola Albright), Helen (Carolyn Jones), and Jessica (Jarma Lewis)) come and go, cleaning and cooking for him. Charlie's best friend sinc...

The Seven Year Itch (1955)

Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) is a nerdy, faithful, middle-aged publishing executive with an overactive imagination and a mid-life crisis, whose wife Helen (Evelyn Keyes) and son Ricky (Butch Bernard) are summering in Maine. When he returns home with the kayak paddle Ricky accidentally left behind,...

Make Haste to Live (1954)

'Chris' Crystal Benson is a single mother living in a small town in New Mexico. One night she feels a man is stalking her. She grabs a gun and makes a series of arrangements anticipating his own death. She prepared a tape with a message for her teenage daughter, who (in flashback) speak about his...

Shield for Murder (1954)

Lieutenant Barney Nolan (Edmond O'Brien), a 16-year veteran of the police force, has had enough. In a secluded alley late one night, he fatally shoots a bookmaker in the back and steals the $25,000 he was carrying. He then claims the man was killed trying to escape custody. Sergeant Mark Brewster...