Jean Sullivan

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Jean Sullivan
Born (1923-05-26)May 26, 1923
Logan, Utah, U.S.
Died February 27, 2003(2003-02-27) (aged 79)
Woodland Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Tom Poston (m. 1955; div. 1968)
Children 1

Jean Sullivan (May 26, 1923 – February 27, 2003) was an American actress and dancer. She acted in film, television and stage productions, and danced both flamenco and ballet, the latter with the American Ballet Theatre.


Sullivan was born in 1923 in Utah. She was discovered by a scout from Warner Brothers, who saw her acting in a play at UCLA, and was signed immediately.[1]

She was co-artistic director with Michael Fischetti of the South Street Theatre Company, and played Spanish guitar, cello, and piano.

Sullivan died of cardiac arrest in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 79.[2] She had a daughter, the actress Francesca Poston, by actor Tom Poston, whom she married in 1955. She and Poston were divorced in 1968.




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Sullivan was selected as an Honored Member in the "US Executives" Category for 1989's "Who's Who in America".


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