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Shirley Jones
Shirley Jones 2010.jpg
Jones in 2010
Background information
Birth name Shirley Mae Jones
Born March 31, 1934 (1934-03-31) (age 86)
Origin Charleroi, Pennsylvania,
United States
Occupation(s) Singer, actress, comedienne
Instruments Voice
Years active 1953–present
Labels Columbia, Capitol, Dot, Warner Bros. Records
Associated acts Gordon MacRae
Jack Cassidy
Robert Preston
Pat Boone

Shirley Jones (March 31, 1934) is an American actress and singer. She appeared in movie musicals, singing a leading role in movies such as Oklahoma!, The Music Man, and Carousel. Jones had a supporting role in the movie Elmer Gantry, starring actor Burt Lancaster. She is also famous for her role as Shirley Partridge on the television series The Partridge Family. She was married to Jack Cassidy, from 1956 to 1977, and had three sons with him, Shaun, Patrick, and Ryan. Her stepson is David Cassidy who co-starred with her on The Partridge Family. After she divorced Cassidy she married Marty Ingels on November 13, 1977.

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