Shirley Jones

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Shirley Jones
Jones in 2010
Jones in 2010
Background information
Birth nameShirley Mae Jones
Born (1934-03-31) March 31, 1934 (age 87)
OriginCharleroi, Pennsylvania,
United States
Occupation(s)Singer, actress
Years active1953–present
LabelsColumbia, Capitol, Dot, Warner Bros. Records
Associated actsGordon MacRae
Jack Cassidy
Robert Preston
Pat Boone

Shirley Jones (b. March 31, 1934) is an American and singer and actress. She appeared in movie musicals, singing a leading role in movies such as Oklahoma!, The Music Man, and Carousel.

Jones had a supporting role in the movie Elmer Gantry, starring actor Burt Lancaster. She is also famous for her role as Shirley Partridge on the television series The Partridge Family.

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She was married to Jack Cassidy, from 1956 to 1977, and had three sons with him, Shaun, Patrick, and Ryan. Her stepson is David Cassidy who co-starred with her on The Partridge Family. After she divorced Cassidy she married Marty Ingels on November 13, 1977. Their marriage would last until Ingels' death in October 2015.

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