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Jean Porter

  • Birthplace: Cisco, Texas
  • Birthday: December 08
Date of passing: 
January 13, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Jean Porter was an American film and television actress.

She was notable for her roles in films including The Youngest Profession (1943), Bathing Beauty (1944), Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945), Till the End of Time (1946), Cry Danger (1951), and The Left Hand of God (1956).

In the 1950s, Porter appeared mainly in television series such as The Red Skelton Show, The Abbott and Costello Show, Sea Hunt, and 77 Sunset Strip.

Jean Porter was an American film and television actress.

She was notable for her roles in films including The Youngest Profession (1943), Bathing Beauty (1944), Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (1945), Till the End of Time (1946), Cry Danger (1951), and The Left Hand of God (1956).

In the 1950s, Porter appeared mainly in television series such as The Red Skelton Show, The Abbott and Costello Show, Sea Hunt, and 77 Sunset Strip.

Porter was married to film director Edward Dmytryk, who was one of the Hollywood Ten, the most prominent blacklisted group in the film industry during the McCarthy era.

She retired from acting in 1961.

Porter died January 13, 2018, in Canoga Park, California. She was 95.

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Jean Porter

Jean Porter

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