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Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette Anna MacDonald was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier and Nelson Eddy. During the 1930s and 1940s she starred in 29 feature films, four nominated for Best Picture Oscars, and recorded extensively, earning three gold records. She later appeared in opera, concerts, radio, and television. MacDonald was one of the most influential sopranos of the 20th century, introducing opera to film-going audiences and inspiring a generation of singers.

Born Jeannette Anna McDonald, June 18, 1903, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died January 14, 1965, Houston, Texas, U.S.
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Other names Jeanette MacDonald
Occupation Actress, singer, radio host, philanthropist
Years active 1909–1959
Partner(s) Nelson Eddy (1935-65)
Relatives Blossom Rock (sister)

About Jeanette MacDonald

Actress and vocalist who starred in a number of film musicals, including Maytime and The Love Parade. She also appeared in Sweethearts and The Girl of the Golden West.

Jeanette MacDonald before fame

She began acting in Broadway musicals when she was sixteen years old.

Achievement of Jeanette MacDonald

She was raised in Philadelphia, started off on Broadway, then went into musical films such as The Love Parade, One Hour with You, Naughty Marietta, and San Francisco.

Jeanette MacDonald family life

In June 1937, she married Gene Raymond [TV Actor].

Associations of Jeanette MacDonald

She starred alongside Nelson Eddy [Opera Singer] in a number of films.

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Latest information about Jeanette MacDonald updated on January 14 2022.