Maureen O'Sullivan

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Maureen O'Sullivan
Maureen Paula O'Sullivan

(1911-05-17)17 May 1911
Died23 June 1998(1998-06-23) (aged 87)
Years active1930–94
Spouse(s)John Farrow (m. 1936–1963; his death; 7 children)
James Cushing (m. 1983–1998; her death)
ChildrenMia Farrow

Maureen Paula O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series of films starring Johnny Weissmüller.

Early life[change | change source]

O'Sullivan was born in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland in 1911. She is the daughter of Mary Lovatt (nee Fraser) and Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers who served in World War I.[1] Aside from Irish, she had some English and Scottish ancestry.[2]

Acting career[change | change source]

She acted in movies which were mostly released prior to 1984. She also performed in stage shows.

Personal life[change | change source]

She was the mother of seven children. Stephanie and Mia Farrow are actresses.

Death[change | change source]

Maureen died in Scottsdale, Arizona on June 23, 1998 due to complications of heart issues and surgery.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maureen O'Sullivan Biography (1911-1998)".
  2. "Maureen O'Sullivan". IMDb.