Maureen O'Sullivan

Maureen O'Sullivan
1911 - 1998

Maureen O'Sullivan  Irish Actress


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Maureen O'Sullivan was previously married to James Cushing (1983 - 1998) and John Farrow (1936 - 1963).

Maureen O'Sullivan was in relationships with Robert Ryan (1968 - 1973), Dick Haymes, Erich Maria Remarque and James Dunn.


Irish Actress Maureen O'Sullivan was born Maureen Paula O`Sullivan on 17th May, 1911 in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland and passed away on 23rd Jun 1998 Scottsdale, Arizona, USA aged 87. She is most remembered for Jane from Tarzan the Ape Man (1932). Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Maureen O'Sullivan was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Allan Jones in A Day at the Races (1937) and Robert Mitchum in Where Danger Lives (1950).

Maureen O'Sullivan is a member of the following lists: Tarzan films, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating4 5 years, 6 months 1 year, 4 months -
Married2 28 years 22 years, 2 months 16 years, 5 months
Total6 28 years 8 years, 3 months 5 years, 6 months


First Name Maureen
Middle Name Paula
Last Name O'Sullivan
Full Name at Birth Maureen Paula O`Sullivan
Age 87 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th May, 1911
Birthplace Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died 23rd June, 1998
Place of Death Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Irish
High School Convent of the Sacred Heart at Roehampton, in London
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Jane from Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Year(s) Active 1930–94, 1930–1994
Official Websites,,
Family Member Mia Farrow (daughter)
Friend Vivien Leigh, Maureen O'Hara, Betty Furness

Maureen Paula O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish-American actress. She was best known for playing Jane Parker in the Tarzan series of films during the era of Johnny Weissmuller. In 2020, she was listed at number 8 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. She was also the mother of actress Mia Farrow. When told Frank Sinatra wanted to marry Mia, she famously remarked "At his age, he should marry me."

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Maureen O'Sullivan87 TaurusActress
James Cushing-
Robert Ryan63 ScorpioActor
John Farrow58 AquariusDirector
James Dunn65 ScorpioActor
Dick Haymes61 VirgoActor
Erich Maria Remarque72 CancerWriter


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MichaelMale30th May, 193982 years oldJohn Farrow
PatrickMale27th November, 194278 years oldJohn Farrow
MiaFemale9th February, 194576 years oldJohn Farrow
John CharlesMale6th September, 194675 years oldJohn Farrow
PrudenceFemale20th January, 194873 years oldJohn Farrow
Stephanie MargaritaFemale3rd June, 194972 years oldJohn Farrow
Theresa TisaFemale22nd July, 195170 years oldJohn Farrow


Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is1994Eleanor BiddlecombTV Movie
The Habitation of Dragons1992Helen TaylorTV Movie
With Murder in Mind1992Aunt MildredTV Movie
Pros and Cons1991TV Show
The River Pirates1988Aunt SueMovie
Stranded1987Grace ClarkMovie
Leg Work1987Dorothy RichardsonTV Show
Hannah and Her Sisters1986NormaMovie
Peggy Sue Got Married1986Elizabeth AlvorgMovie
Too Scared to Scream1985Inez HardwickMovie
Morning's at Seven1982Esther CramptonTV Movie
One Who Was There1979Old Mary MagdaleneShort Film
Mandy's Grandmother1978GrandmotherShort Film
The Great Houdini1976Lady Conan DoyleTV Movie
The Crooked Hearts1972Lillian StantonTV Movie
The Phynx1970Maureen O'SullivanMovie
All My Children1970Olive WhelanTV Show
Never Too Late1965Edith LambertMovie
Alcoa Premiere1961Elizabeth LozierTV Show
Ben Casey1961Irene CrainTV Show
Wild Heritage1958Emma BreslinMovie
The Tall T1957Doretta MimsMovie
Playhouse 901956Julia WilliamsTV Show
Chevron Hall of Stars1956TV Show
Casablanca1955Helen RandallTV Show
Crossroads1955Mrs. DayTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955DorisTV Show
Warner Brothers Presents1955HelenTV Show
Star Stage1955TV Show
The Little Lamb: A Christmas Story1955Mother (uncredited)Short Film
Climax!1954Lady Dominey, MiriamTV Show
Duffy of San Quentin1954Gladys DuffyMovie
The Steel Cage1954Gladys DuffyMovie
The Whistler1954MartaTV Show
All I Desire1953Sara HarperMovie
Mission Over Korea1953Nancy SlocumMovie
Bonzo Goes to College1952Marion Gateson DrewMovie
Cavalcade of America1952Sister Mary BenedictTV Show
Four Star Playhouse1952Minna BaxterTV Show
Guiding Light1952Miss Emma, Miss Emma WitherspoonTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Edith, Lindsey Brown, Sheila MacNabTV Show
Ellis in Freedomland1952The Dishwasher (voice)Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Search for Tomorrow1951Elaine Descot, GrandmereTV Show
No Resting Place1951Nan KyleMovie
Hollywood Opening Night1951TV Show
Where Danger Lives1950JulieMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Intermission Guest, Mary, StellaTV Show
Fireside Theatre1949TV Show
The Big Clock1948Georgette StroudMovie
The Ford Theatre Hour1948TV Show
Tarzan's New York Adventure1942JaneMovie
Tarzan's Secret Treasure1941Jane ParkerMovie
Maisie Was a Lady1941Abby RawlstonMovie
Pride and Prejudice1940Jane BennetMovie
Sporting Blood1940Linda LockwoodMovie
Tarzan Finds a Son!1939JaneMovie
Let Us Live1939Mary RobertsMovie
A Yank at Oxford1938Molly BeaumontMovie
Port of Seven Seas1938MadelonMovie
The Crowd Roars1938Sheila CarsonMovie
Hold That Kiss1938June EvansMovie
Spring Madness1938Alexandra BensonMovie
A Day at the Races1937Judy StandishMovie
Between Two Women1937Claire DonahueMovie
The Emperor's Candlesticks1937Maria OrlichMovie
My Dear Miss Aldrich1937Martha AldrichMovie
Tarzan Escapes1936JaneMovie
The Devil-Doll1936Lorraine LavondMovie
The Voice of Bugle Ann1936Camden TerryMovie
Hollywood - The Second Step1936Maureen O'SullivanShort Film
Anna Karenina1935KittyMovie
Cardinal Richelieu1935Lenore di BrissacMovie
David Copperfield1935DoraMovie
West Point of the Air1935'Skip' CarterMovie
The Flame Within1935Linda BeltonMovie
Woman Wanted1935Ann GrayMovie
The Bishop Misbehaves1935HesterMovie
Hide-Out1934Pauline MillerMovie
Tarzan and His Mate1934Jane ParkerMovie
The Barretts of Wimpole Street1934Henrietta BarrettMovie
The Thin Man1934Dorothy WynantMovie
Stage Mother1933Shirley LorraineMovie
Tugboat Annie1933PatMovie
The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble1933Molly KellyMovie
Skyscraper Souls1932Lynn HardingMovie
Strange Interlude1932MadelineMovie
Tarzan the Ape Man1932Jane ParkerMovie
Okay, America!1932Sheila BartonMovie
Payment Deferred1932Winnie MarbleMovie
Robbers' Roost1932Helen HerrickMovie
Fast Companions1932SallyMovie
The Silver Lining1932Joyce MooreMovie
A Connecticut Yankee1931Alisande, Woman in MansionMovie
The Big Shot1931Doris ThompsonMovie
Skyline1931Kathleen KearnyMovie
Just Imagine1930LN-18Movie
Song o' My Heart1930EileenMovie
So This Is London1930Elinor WorthingMovie
Princess and the Plumber1930Princess LouiseMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzAug 28, 2018

Beautiful ,beautiful, beautiful

wjerryzwjerryzMay 29, 2015

What a beautiful and talented actress ,will never be forgotten.

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