Cynthia Stone

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Cynthia Stone
Born Cynthia Boyd Stone
(1926-02-26)February 26, 1926
Peoria, Illinois, U.S.
Died December 26, 1988(1988-12-26) (aged 62)
Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.
Cause of death Cancer
Occupation Actress
Years active 1949–1966
Spouse(s) Jack Lemmon
(m. 1950; div. 1956)

Cliff Robertson
(m. 1957; div. 1959)

Robert McDougal III
(m. 1960; death 1988)
Children 2, including Chris Lemmon

Cynthia Boyd Stone (February 26, 1926 – December 26, 1988) was an American television actress.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Peoria, Illinois, Stone was the daughter of John Boyd Stone and Dorothy Drayton. Stone had a brief career in the 1950s and 1960s as a television actress. Though she mainly appeared in guest spots in various television series, she and then-husband Jack Lemmon starred together in the short lived 1952 series, Heaven for Betsy. They had previously starred in another short lived 1949 series, That Wonderful Guy.

Personal life and death[edit]

In May 1950, she married actor Jack Lemmon. They had a son, Christopher Boyd Lemmon, in 1954, who went on to have careers as an actor and an author. The couple divorced in 1956.[1]

She married Cliff Robertson in 1957. They had a daughter, Stephanie, in 1958, but divorced in 1959.[2] In 1960, Stone married Robert MacDougal III. Stone's marriage to MacDougal lasted until her death.

She died from cancer in 1988, on December 26. She was buried in a family plot in Springdale Cemetery in Peoria.



  • That Wonderful Guy (Unknown episodes, 1949)
  • The Ad-Libbers (5 episodes, 1951)
  • The Frances Langford-Don Ameche Show (unknown episodes, 1951—52)
  • Heaven for Betsy (Unknown episodes, 1952)
  • Short Short Dramas (1 episode, 1953)
  • Medic (1 episode, 1956)
  • Cavalcade of America (1 episode, 1956)
  • Celebrity Playhouse (1 episode, 1956)
  • Soldiers of Fortune (1 episode, 1957)
  • Dr. Kildare (unknown episodes)
  • Felony Squad (1 episode, 1966)


  1. ^ "Jack Lemmon Biography (1925-2001)". Retrieved 2008-08-12. 
  2. ^ "Cliff Robertson Biography". Retrieved 2008-08-12. 

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