DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Jennifer Jones (aged 90)
Jennifer Jones (born Phylis Lee Isley; March 2, 1919 – December 17, 2009), also known as Jennifer Jones Simon, was an American actress and mental healthadvocate. Over the course of her career, which spanned over three decades, she was nominated for the Academy Award five times, including one win for Best Actress; as well as a Golden Globe Award win for Best Actress in a Drama. Jones is among the youngest persons to receive an Academy Award, having won on her 25th birthday.
DEATH: She died of natural causes on December 17, 2009, at age 90. She was cremated and her ashes were interred with her second husband in the Selznick private room at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.