- Name: Gene Tierney
- Born: 11/19/1920
- Died: 11/06/1991 (70 years old)
- Occupation: Actress
Gene Eliza Tierney (November 19, 1920 – November 6, 1991) was an American film and stage actress. Acclaimed as a great beauty, she became established as a leading lady. Tierney was best known for her portrayal of the title character in the film Laura (1944), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance as Ellen Berent Harland in Leave Her to Heaven (1945).
Birth Name: Gene Eliza Tierney
Alias: Gene Eliza Tierney
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
Death Place: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Gene Tierney quotes :
I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed.Gene Tierney
Wealth, beauty, and fame are transient. When those are gone, little is left except the need to be useful.Gene Tierney
I followed the same diet for 20 years, eliminating starches, living on salads, lean meat, and small portions.Gene Tierney
I ask myself: Would I have been any worse off if I had stayed home or lived on a farm instead of shock treatments and medication?Gene Tierney
I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.Gene Tierney