Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette MacDonald
1903 - 1965

Jeanette MacDonald  American Actress


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Jeanette MacDonald was previously married to Gene Raymond (1937 - 1965).

Jeanette MacDonald was in a relationship with Nelson Eddy (1934 - 1935).


American Actress Jeanette MacDonald was born Jeanette Anna MacDonald on 18th June, 1903 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 14th Jan 1965 Houston, Texas, USA aged 61. She is most remembered for The Merry Widow. Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

Jeanette MacDonald was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Allan Jones in The Firefly (1937), Clark Gable in San Francisco (1936), Lew Ayres in Broadway Serenade (1939) and Maurice Chevalier in Love Me Tonight (1932).

Jeanette MacDonald is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American female singers and California Republicans.


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Dating1 1 year, 5 months - -
Married1 28 years, 5 months - -
Total2 28 years, 5 months 14 years, 11 months 1 year, 5 months


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
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
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 (Text) Opera/Operetta, Musical theater
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
Instrument (text) Vocals (soprano)
Record Label RCA Victor, RCA Red Seal Records, His Master's Voice, Disque Gramophone, His Master's Voice
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

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 Nelson Eddy (Naughty Marietta, Rose-Marie, and Maytime). During the 1930s and 1940s she starred in 29 feature films, four nominated for Best Picture Oscars (The Love Parade, One Hour with You, Naughty Marietta and San Francisco), 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.

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Jeanette MacDonald61 GeminiActress
Gene Raymond89 LeoActor
Nelson Eddy65 CancerActor


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 Angel1942Anna, BrigittaMovie
Smilin' Through1941Kathleen, Moonyean ClareMovie
Bitter Sweet1940Sarah MillickMovie
New Moon1940Marianne de BeaumanoirMovie
Broadway Serenade1939Mary HaleMovie
Sweethearts1938Gwen MarloweMovie
The Girl of the Golden West1938Mary RobbinsMovie
Maytime1937Marcia MornayMovie
The Firefly1937Nina Maria AzaraMovie
Rose-Marie1936Marie de FlorMovie
San Francisco1936Mary BlakeMovie
Naughty Marietta1935MariettaMovie
La Veuve joyeuse1935MissiaMovie
The Cat and the Fiddle1934ShirleyMovie
The Merry Widow1934SoniaMovie
Love Me Tonight1932Princess Jeanette (as Jeanette Mac Donald)Movie
One Hour with You1932Colette 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 Bride1930Jenny (as Jeanette Mac Donald)Movie
The Love Parade1929Queen LouiseMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (7)

wjerryzwjerryzOct 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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