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Jane Powell
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Powell in 1952
Suzanne Lorraine Burce

(1929-04-01)April 1, 1929
Died September 16, 2021(2021-09-16) (aged 92)
  • Actress
  • singer
  • dancer
Years active 1944–2004
Geary Steffen
(m. 1949; div. 1953)

Patrick Nerney
(m. 1954; div. 1963)

James Fitzgerald
(m. 1965; div. 1975)

David Parlour
(m. 1978; div. 1981)

(m. 1988; died 2015)
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Jane Powell in Three Daring Daughters trailer
Powell in Three Daring Daughters
Jane Powell in Rich, Young and Pretty trailer
Powell 1951

Jane Powell (born Suzanne Lorraine Bruce; April 1, 1929 – September 16, 2021) was an American actress. She played the title character in A Date with Judy in 1948. She also played Tess Morgan in Three Daring Daughters (also 1948).

Powell was born in Portland, Oregon. She was married to actor Dickie Moore from 1988 until his death in 2015. Powell died of natural causes in Wilton, Connecticut on September 16, 2021 at the age of 92.

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Jane Powell in an MGM publicity photo for Three Daring Daughters



Year Film Role Notes
1944 Song of the Open Road Herself
1945 Delightfully Dangerous Sherry Williams
1946 Holiday in Mexico Christine Evans
1948 Three Daring Daughters Tess Morgan
A Date with Judy Judy Foster
Luxury Liner Polly Bradford
1950 Nancy Goes to Rio Nancy Barklay
Two Weeks with Love Patti Robinson
1951 Royal Wedding Ellen Bowen
Rich, Young and Pretty Elizabeth Rogers
1953 Small Town Girl Cindy Kimbell
Three Sailors and a Girl Penny Weston
1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Milly Pontipee
Athena Athena Mulvain
Deep in My Heart Ottilie van Zandt in Maytime
1955 Hit the Deck Susan Smith
1958 The Girl Most Likely Dodie
The Female Animal Penny Windsor
Enchanted Island Fayaway Also known as Typee
1975 Tubby the Tuba Celeste Voice
1999 Picture This
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Herself

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