Tag: Shirley Jones

Reality is overrated

  “The musicals had a good, happy feeling, saying that the world is a better place.  They say it’s not reality, but who cares?  There’s too much reality these days.” – Actress Shirley Jones was born on this day in 1934. Shirley Jones was a motion picture and television star, including being an Academy Award …

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People We Love: Shirley Jones

American singer and acress Shirley Jones was born on this day in 1934. Her career spans six decades in which she starred in musicals such as Oklahoma! Carousel and The Music Man. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Elmer Gantry in 1960. Many remember her as Shirley Partridge, the widowed mother …

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