Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette MacDonald
1903 - 1965

Jeanette MacDonald  American Actress


Jeanette Anna MacDonald (June 18, 1903 – January 14, 1965) was an American singer and actress best remembered for her musical films of the 1930s with Maurice Chevalier (The Love Parade, Love Me Tonight, The Merry Widow and One Hour With You) and Nels...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship28 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship1 yr, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length12 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Jeanette
Middle Name Anna
Last Name Macdonald
Full Name at Birth Jeanette Anna MacDonald
Alternative Name Jenni, Jam, The Iron Butterfly, Mac, Jeanette Anna MacDonald, Jeanette MacDonald
Age 61 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th June, 1903
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 14th January, 1965
Place of Death Houston, Texas, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Red
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian Science
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Merry Widow
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1909–59
Music Style Traditional Pop, Classical, Opera, Vocal Pop
Music Mood Romantic, Delicate, Dramatic, Earnest, Innocent, Soothing, Theatrical, Poignant, Sweet, Intimate, Reflective, Lush, Gentle, Sentimental, Wistful, Plaintive, Yearning, Refined/Mannered, Bittersweet, Nostalgic
Instrument Vocals
Father Daniel MacDonald
Mother Anna May Wright
Sister Blossom MacDonald (Grandmama on The Addams Family)
Friend Spencer Tracy, Lotte Lehman, Judy Garland, Samuel Griffin, Joan Crawford, Reginald Owen, Ilona Massey, Ralph Edwards, Kay Mulvay, Alfred Hitchcock, Ronald Reagan, Gale Sherwood, Allan Jones, Greer Garson, Jane Powell, Irene Dunne, Charles Buddy Rogers, Jack Oakie, Joe E. Brown, Lew Ayres, Buddy Ebsen, Leon Ames, Otto Krueger, Reginald Denny, Jose Iturbi, Johnny Mack Brown, Virginia Grey, Llyod Nolan, Mary Pickford, Ernest Lubitsch, W.S. Van Dyke
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Partner Comparison

Jeanette MacDonald61 GeminiActress
Gene Raymond89 LeoActor
Nelson Eddy65 CancerActor
Bob Ritchie-

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Playhouse 901956Donna Lucia d'AlvadoresTV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Martha BlessingTV Show
The Sun Comes Up1949Helen Lorfield WinterMovie
Three Daring Daughters1948Louise Rayton MorganMovie
Follow the Boys1944Jeanette MacDonaldMovie
Cairo1942Marcia WarrenMovie
I Married an Angel1942AnnaMovie
Smilin' Through1941KathleenMovie
Bitter Sweet1940Sarah MillickMovie
New Moon1940Marianne de BeaumanoirMovie
Broadway Serenade1939Mary HaleMovie
Sweethearts1938Gwen MarloweMovie
The Girl of the Golden West1938Mary RobbinsMovie
Maytime1937Marcia MornayMovie
The Firefly1937Nina MariaMovie
Rose-Marie1936Marie de FlorMovie
San Francisco1936Mary BlakeMovie
Naughty Marietta1935MariettaMovie
The Cat and the Fiddle1934ShirleyMovie
The Merry Widow1934SoniaMovie
La veuve joyeuse1934MissiaMovie
Love Me Tonight1932Princess Jeanette (as Jeanette Mac Donald)Movie
One Hour with You1932Colette BertierMovie
Une heure près de toi1932Colette BertierMovie
Annabelle's Affairs1931Annabelle LeighMovie
Don't Bet on Women1931Jeanne DrakeMovie
Monte Carlo1930Countess Helene MaraMovie
The Vagabond King1930KatherineMovie
Let's Go Native1930Joan WoodMovie
Oh, for a Man!1930Carlotta MansonMovie
The Lottery Bride1930JennyMovie
The Love Parade1929Queen LouiseMovie
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Comments on Jeanette MacDonald

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wjerryzOct 31, 2015

Great performer. Good singer and actress.

LindaJul 2, 2010

jeanette`s sister was grandmama on the Addams family tv show in the 60`s.Her name was Blossom Rock.

princessFeb 23, 2010

She HAD a sistem named Blossom.

Jeanette FrisbyAug 15, 2009

No, She did not.

leslie gouletSep 13, 2008

did she have a relative named May Blossom McDonald who had a dance studio in Chicago during the 50s?

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