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Jeanne Eagels (1890–1929)


Jeanne Eagels, one of the most intriguing stars of late silent films and the early talkies, was born Amelia Jean Eagles on June 26, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Edward and Julia Sullivan Eagles. Young Jean was part of an impoverished family of eight, with three brothers and two sisters. She likely stopped going to school when she was 11 years ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Letter Leslie Crosbie
(1929)
The Fires of Youth Billy's Sister
(1917)
Jealousy Yvonne
(1929)
The World and the Woman A Woman of the Streets
(1916)

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 1929 Jealousy
Yvonne
 1929 The Letter
Leslie Crosbie
 1927 Man, Woman and Sin
Vera Worth
 1919 The Madonna of the Slums (Short)
 1918 The Cross Bearer
Liane de Merode
 1917 Under False Colors
Countess Olga
 1917 The Fires of Youth
Billy's Sister (as Jeanne Eagles)
 1916 The World and the Woman
A Woman of the Streets
 1915/I The House of Fear
Grace Cramp
 1914 A Lesson in Bridge (Short)
Mrs. Willis
 1913 The Bride of the Sea (Short)
 1913 The Ace of Hearts (Short)
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 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Herself
- Star Treatment (1980) ... Herself (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Rain. Drama. Written by John Colton and Clemence Randolph. Based on "Miss Sadie Thompson" by W. Somerset Maugham. Scenic Design by Livingston Platt. Directed by John D. Williams. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 7 Nov 1922- Jun 1923 (closing date unknown/256 performances). Cast: Jeanne Eagels (as "Sadie Thompson"), Catherine Brooke (... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eugenia Eagles | Jeanne Eagles
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Personal Quote:

I'm the greatest actress in the world and the greatest failure. And nobody gives a damn.

Trivia:

Although Eagels claimed to be born in Boston, both the 1900 and 1910 United States Federal Censuses state that she was born in Missouri. See more »

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