Death of Jean Simmons

January 31, 1929 - January 22, 2010
Santa Monica, California | Age 80

British born actress who costarred with Gregory Peck, Paul Newman, Kirk Douglas and Marlon Brando dies at 80
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By BOB THOMAS, Associated Press Writer

LOS ANGELES - Jean Simmons, whose ethereal screen presence and starring roles with Hollywood's top actors made her a mid-century film icon, has died at age 80.

The actress, who sang with Marlon Brando in "Guys and Dolls;" costarred with Gregory Peck, Paul Newman and Kirk Douglas; and played Ophelia to Laurence Olivier's Hamlet, died Friday at her home in Santa Monica, her agent Judy Page told the Los Angeles Times. She had lung cancer.<...

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