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Jean Peters (October 15, 1926 – October 13, 2000) was an American actress, known as a star of 20th Century Fox in the late 1940s and early 1950s and as the second (or possibly third) wife of Howard Hughes. Although possibly best remembered for her siren role in Pickup on South Street (1953), Peters was known for her resistance to be turned into a sex symbol, preferring to play unglamorous, down-to-earth women.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jean Peters (October 15, 1926 – October 13, 2000) was an American actress, known as a star of 20th Century Fox in the late 1940s and early 1950s and as the second (or possibly third) wife of Howard Hughes. Although possibly best remembered for her siren role in Pickup on South Street (1953), Peters was known for her resistance to be turned into a sex symbol, preferring to play unglamorous, down-to-earth women.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 21

Birthday 1926-10-15

Day of Death 2000-10-13

Place of Birth Canton, Ohio, USA

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Also Known As

  • Elizabeth Jean Peters

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2002 The Men Who Made the Movies: Samuel Fuller as Candy (archive footage)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1955 A Man Called Peter as Catherine Wood Marshall
1954 Broken Lance as Barbara
1954 Apache as Nalinle
1954 Three Coins in the Fountain as Anita Hutchins
1953 Vicki as Vicki Lynn
1953 A Blueprint for Murder as Lynn Cameron
1953 Pickup on South Street as Candy
1953 Niagara as Polly Cutler
1952 O. Henry's Full House as The Last Leaf: Susan Goodwin
1952 Lure of the Wilderness as Laurie Harper
1952 Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie as Nellie Halper
1952 Viva Zapata! as Josefa
1951 Anne of the Indies as Captaine Anne Providence
1951 Take Care of My Little Girl as Dallas Prewitt
1951 As Young as You Feel as Alice Hodges
1950 Love That Brute as Ruth Manning
1949 It Happens Every Spring as Deborah Greenleaf
1948 Deep Waters as Ann Freeman
1947 Captain from Castile as Catana Perez

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