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Shirley Jones
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Jones in 2010
Shirley Mae Jones

March 31, 1934 (1934-03-31) (age 87)
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1950–present
Known for Oklahoma!
Elmer Gantry
The Music Man

The Partridge Family
Jack Cassidy
(m. 1956; div. 1974)

Marty Ingels
(m. 1977; died 2015)
Children 3; including Shaun and Patrick
Musical career
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts

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.

Personal life

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. Their marriage would last until Ingels' death in October 2015.

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