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Jean Hagen is a Actor American born on 3 august 1923 at Chicago (USA)

Jean Hagen

Jean Hagen
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Birth name Jean Shirley Verhagen
Nationality USA
Birth 3 august 1923 at Chicago (USA)
Death 29 august 1977 (at 54 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Jean Hagen (August 3, 1923 – August 29, 1977) was an American actress best known for her role as Lina Lamont in Singin' in the Rain (1952) for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Hagen was also nominated three times for an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Margaret Williams on the television series Make Room For Daddy.


Jean Hagen married Tom Seidel on June 12, 1947, in Brentwood, and proceeded to have two children, Christine Patricia Seidel (born August 26, 1950) and Aric Phillip Seidel (born August 19, 1952 and who died September 9, 2012). After a marriage fraught with domestic violence, she divorced Seidel on November 1, 1965 in Los Angeles, California.

Usually with

Bess Flowers
Bess Flowers
(5 films)
Don Haggerty
Don Haggerty
(4 films)
Ray Milland
Ray Milland
(3 films)
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Filmography of Jean Hagen (21 films)

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Dead Ringer, 1h55
Directed by Paul Henreid
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about families
Actors Bette Davis, Karl Malden, Peter Lawford, Philip Carey, Jean Hagen, George Macready
Roles Dede Marshall
Rating72% 3.646153.646153.646153.646153.64615
At the funeral of her husband Frank, wealthy widow Margaret DeLorca (Bette Davis), meets up with her twin sister, downcast Edith Phillips (also played by Davis), from whom she has been estranged for 18 years. The two return to DeLorca's opulent mansion, where the two argue about their falling out over Margaret's marriage to DeLorca, who originally courted Edith but had an affair with Margaret. Margaret had told Frank she was pregnant and forced him into marriage. However, Edith finds out from Margaret's chauffeur (George Chandler) that Margaret was never pregnant, and becomes resentful. While Margaret now enjoys a life of ease and wealth, Edith is struggling financially. Edith's business, a cocktail lounge, is losing money and she is threatened with eviction for not paying her bills.
Panic in Year Zero!, 1h33
Directed by Ray Milland
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Disaster films, American disaster films
Actors Ray Milland, Jean Hagen, Frankie Avalon, Joan Freeman, Willis Bouchey, Richard Bakalyan
Roles Ann Baldwin
Rating65% 3.2962953.2962953.2962953.2962953.296295
Soon after Harry Baldwin (Ray Milland), his wife Ann (Jean Hagen), their son Rick (Frankie Avalon), and daughter Karen (Mary Mitchell) leave suburban Los Angeles on a camping trip, the Baldwins note unusually bright light flashes coming from a great distance. Sporadic news reports on CONELRAD broadcasts hint at the start of a thermonuclear war, which is confirmed as the Baldwins see a large mushroom cloud over what was Los Angeles.
Sunrise at Campobello, 2h24
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Medical-themed films, Politique, Films about disabilities, Political films, Films based on plays
Actors Ralph Bellamy, Greer Garson, Francis De Sales, Hume Cronyn, Jean Hagen, Ann Shoemaker
Roles Missy Le Hand
Rating68% 3.4425853.4425853.4425853.4425853.442585
The film begins at the Roosevelt family's summer home on Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada (on the border with Maine), in the summer of 1921. Franklin D. Roosevelt is depicted in early scenes as vigorously athletic, enjoying games with his children and sailing his boat.
The Shaggy Dog, 1h44
Directed by Charles Barton, Arthur J. Vitarelli
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Fred MacMurray, Jean Hagen, Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Tim Considine, Cecil Kellaway
Roles Freeda Daniels
Rating63% 3.1983853.1983853.1983853.1983853.198385
Wilbur "Wilby" Daniels is a boy who is misunderstood by his father, Wilson. Wilson thinks Wilby is crazy half the time because of his elder son's often dangerous inventions. As a retired mailman who often ran afoul of canines, he is allergic to dogs, and he simply cannot understand why his younger son, Montgomery "Moochie" would want a dog.
Spring Reunion
Directed by Robert Pirosh, John E. Burch
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Dana Andrews, Betty Hutton, Jean Hagen, Robert F. Simon, Laura La Plante, Gordon Jones
Roles Barna Forrest
Rating57% 2.8577252.8577252.8577252.8577252.857725
Maggie Brewster (Betty Hutton), once voted the most popular girl in her class, has a successful real estate career, but her one regret is that she never married. When she runs into an old flame at the reunion (Dana Andrews), it looks as if the two might be meant for each other after all. However, his aversion to commitment and her unwillingness to step out of her comfort zone threatens to kill their romance before it even begins.
The Big Knife, 1h51
Directed by Robert Aldrich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Noir, Crime
Themes Films about films, Films about television, Films based on plays
Actors Jack Palance, Ida Lupino, Wendell Corey, Jean Hagen, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters
Roles Connie Bliss
Rating67% 3.393213.393213.393213.393213.39321
Charlie Castle, a very successful Hollywood actor, lives in a huge home. But his wife Marion is on the verge of leaving him, which he refuses to confirm to influential gossip columnist Patty Benedict.
Latin Lovers, 1h44
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Lana Turner, Ricardo Montalbán, John Lund, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, Eduard Franz
Roles Anne Kellwood
Rating54% 2.7080952.7080952.7080952.7080952.708095
Nora Taylor has a fortune worth $37 million, but fears men only want her for her money. The current man in her life is Paul Chevron, who is even wealthier than she is.
Arena (1953)
, 1h23
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Western
Themes Sports films
Actors Gig Young, Jean Hagen, Polly Bergen, Harry Morgan, Barbara Lawrence, Robert Horton
Roles Meg Hutchins
Rating53% 2.664152.664152.664152.664152.66415
Hob Danvers comes to a Tucson, Arizona rodeo with Sylvia Lorgan in tow. Hob has been separated from wife Ruth for two years, and doesn't realize she intends to be at the rodeo.
Half a Hero, 1h11
Directed by Don Weis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical
Actors Red Skelton, Jean Hagen, Jerry Hausner, Charles Dingle, Willard Waterman, Mary Wickes
Roles Martha Dobson
Rating57% 2.8592652.8592652.8592652.8592652.859265
Freelance writer Ben Dobson (Skelton) who lands his first full-time writing job at a national magazine, tasked with rewriting other authors' work. His wife Martha (Hagen) uses this as the perfect time to start their family, and four years later pressuring Ben into moving from New York to the suburbs, where he's swiftly living beyond his means. His boss then wants him to write a story on those suburbs, titled "slums of tomorrow." While Martha happily embraces her new environment and friendly neighbors, Ben is cynical about their life there, and decides they should return to the city. However, while showing their home to another prospective buyer, he realizes he would miss the home's personal touches, and they should stay.
Singin' in the Rain, 1h43
Directed by Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about films, Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Films about television, Musical films
Actors Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse
Roles Lina Lamont
Rating82% 4.149374.149374.149374.149374.14937
Don Lockwood (Kelly) is a popular silent film star with humble roots as a singer, dancer and stuntman. Don barely tolerates his vapid, shallow leading lady, Lina Lamont (Hagen), though their studio, Monumental Pictures, links them romantically to increase their popularity. Lina herself is convinced they are in love, despite Don's protestations otherwise.
Carbine Williams, 1h32
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Prison films, Gangster films
Actors James Stewart, John Smith, Jean Hagen, Wendell Corey, Carl Benton Reid, Paul Stewart
Roles Maggie Williams
Rating68% 3.4456153.4456153.4456153.4456153.445615
The film follows the life of David Marshall Williams (James Stewart), who was a member of the Winchester team that invented the semi-automatic M1 Carbine used in World War II. Williams was found distilling illegal moonshine, and was held responsible for the death of a federal officer during a raid on his still. He was sentenced to thirty years hard labor. He cycled through the prison system, until a firm, but compassionate warden, H.T. Peoples (Wendell Corey), allowed him to work in a prison tool shop. There, he invented the gas system for his famous rifle. Williams was released from prison in 1929 and worked with Winchester Firearms on development of the M1 Carbine.
Shadow in the Sky
Directed by Fred M. Wilcox
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Ralph Meeker, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Eduard Franz, John Rollin Lupton, Edward Clark
Roles Stella Murphy
Rating64% 3.2445353.2445353.2445353.2445353.244535
Lou and Betty Hopke, who own a gas station in California, feel they owe help to Burt, an ex-Marine who has been confined to a veteran's hospital since the war. Lou is indebted for Burt's having saved his life in combat, and Burt is also Betty's brother.
No Questions Asked, 1h20
Directed by Harold F. Kress
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Barry Sullivan, Arlene Dahl, George Murphy, Jean Hagen, Richard Anderson, Moroni Olsen
Roles Joan Brenson
Rating65% 3.2916253.2916253.2916253.2916253.291625
Ellen Jessman returns from a skiing vacation and Steve Keiver is at the airport to pick her up in his pal Harry's taxi. Keiver wants to marry Ellen, but as an insurance company's investigator, he doesn't make much money and knows that concerns her.
Night Into Morning, 1h26
Directed by Fletcher Markle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about alcoholism, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs
Actors Ray Milland, John Hodiak, Lewis Stone, Jean Hagen, Rosemary DeCamp, Dawn Addams
Roles Girl Next Door
Rating67% 3.389123.389123.389123.389123.38912
Everything is going very well for college professor Phillip Ainley, who has a loving wife and son and an offer to teach at Yale. But his world turns upside-down when Katherine Mead, his secretary, rushes to tell him that there's been a deadly explosion at the professor's home.