George Jessel & Abigail Adams

George Jessel and Abigail Adams

George Jessel and Abigail Adams  


George Jessel and Abigail Adams dated from January, 1945 to February, 1955.


American Director George Jessel was born George Albert Jessel on 3rd April, 1898 in New York, New York and passed away on 24th May 1981 Los Angeles, CA aged 83. He is most remembered for America`s Toastmaster General. His zodiac sign is Aries.

American Actress Abigail Adams was born Margaret Thomas Adams on 11th January, 1922 in Greenville, South Carolina and passed away on 13th Feb 1955 Beverly Hills, California aged 33. She is most remembered for Tahiti Honey (1943). Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.


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DatingJan 1945 - Feb 1955 10 years, 1 month
Total Jan 1945 - Feb 1955 10 years, 1 month

1945 is engaged to Iturbi when she meets 20th Century-Fox producer George Jessel, the ex of actresses Norma Talmadge and Lois Andrews and a pal of Darryl F. Zanuck. He`s 23 years her senior.
March 1945 she and George Jessel say farewell to romance, and she has herself a new swain
October 1945 is again Jessel’s enthusiasm
May 1947 wears an engagement ring from Jessel, but no date has been set for the wedding. "We are going to go steady for a while and see what happens," says thrice-married Jessel.
April 1948 her affair with Jessel is said to have chilled for keeps
May 1948 proves to be still the long-time sweetie of Jessel, who spends his one day in New York with her. Recent rumors have linked him with actress Greer Garson.
November 1948 appears with Jessel on his TV show, "Holiday Star Revue"
March 1949 she and Jessel take a vacation from each other after too many tiffs
June 1949 is seen out with Jessel again. On his right arm he has Tommye, on his left eye, a monocle.
August 1949 is seen at Ciro`s with Jessel. There they meet songwriter Phil Ohman and end up at the piano playing "One More Dance."
January 1950 asks New York friends to help her dispose of her furniture. The press wonders if she contemplates an elopement with Jessel.
April 1950 tells Jessel goodbye at the airport by whacking him over the head. Jessel`s chauffeur immediately alerts every nightspot in town to be on the lookout for "Miss Warpath of 1950." The press has its field day.
December 1950 she and Jessel exchange presents and kisses again
March 1952 opens at Ciro`s. Jessel`s so moved that he weeps.
August 1952 is Jessel`s date on one of his last dates before leaving Los Angeles again. They do the Mocambo.
December 1953 is a hopeful threesome at the Little Club with Joan Carter and Ruth Cosgrove. Joan is divorcing comedian Jack Carter; Ruth is marrying comedian Milton Berle; and she hopes to marry George Jessel.
End December 1954 declares to give up Jessel after 11 years of waiting because she wants to be a loving housewife and not a playgirl. She tells the press in her luxurious Beverly Hills apartment: "George and I are through," and, "The wedding was called off." She claims: "I`m no playgirl. I was cold sober when I was arrested. We had been sitting around a friend`s kitchen, reciting Shakespearean sonnets and reading T. S. Elliot poems."
11 February 55 George Jessel takes her to the races at Santa Anita and finds her in excellent spirts

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11th February, 1955 - Breakup

January, 1945 - Hookup

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