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 901956 Donna Lucia d'Alvadores TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Martha Blessing TV Show
The Sun Comes Up1949 Helen Lorfield Winter Movie
Three Daring Daughters1948 Louise Rayton Morgan Movie
Follow the Boys1944 Jeanette MacDonald Movie
Cairo1942 Marcia Warren Movie
I Married an Angel1942 Anna Movie
Smilin' Through1941 Kathleen Movie
Bitter Sweet1940 Sarah Millick Movie
New Moon1940 Marianne de Beaumanoir Movie
Broadway Serenade1939 Mary Hale Movie
Sweethearts1938 Gwen Marlowe Movie
The Girl of the Golden West1938 Mary Robbins Movie
Maytime1937 Marcia Mornay Movie
The Firefly1937 Nina Maria Movie
Rose-Marie1936 Marie de Flor Movie
San Francisco1936 Mary Blake Movie
Naughty Marietta1935 Marietta Movie
The Cat and the Fiddle1934 Shirley Movie
The Merry Widow1934 Sonia Movie
La veuve joyeuse1934 Missia Movie
Love Me Tonight1932 Princess Jeanette (as Jeanette Mac Donald) Movie
One Hour with You1932 Colette Bertier Movie
Une heure près de toi1932 Colette Bertier Movie
Annabelle's Affairs1931 Annabelle Leigh Movie
Don't Bet on Women1931 Jeanne Drake Movie
Monte Carlo1930 Countess Helene Mara Movie
The Vagabond King1930 Katherine Movie
Let's Go Native1930 Joan Wood Movie
Oh, for a Man!1930 Carlotta Manson Movie
The Lottery Bride1930 Jenny Movie
The Love Parade1929 Queen Louise Movie
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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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