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Gloria Jean (I) (1926–2018)

Gloria Jean Schoonover was born on April 14, 1926 in Buffalo, New York. Her family moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania shortly afterward. Her father owned a music store; her mother, who had been a circus bareback rider, took care of Gloria and her three siblings. Gloria's singing ability was discovered at a young age, and by 5 she was singing in the ... See full bio »

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I Surrender Dear Patty Nelson aka Patty Hart
Manhattan Angel Gloria Cole
Moonlight in Vermont Gwen Harding
The Under-Pup Pip-Emma Binns


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 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
- The Man on the Rim (1962) ... Sheila
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Ellen Ryan
- The Legend (1962) ... Ellen Ryan
 1961 The Ladies Man
 1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Laura Cruthers
- Abandoned Mine (1961) ... Laura Cruthers
 1959 Laffing Time
Sally Suffer
 1958 Them Nice Americans
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- Vice Squad (1957) ... Ginny
 1955 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Mary Rogers / Lucy Ann Barker
- Powder Rock Stampede (1955) ... Mary Rogers
- Annie Takes a Chance (1955) ... Lucy Ann Barker
 1955 Air Strike
Marg Huggins
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1954 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Let's Face It (1954) ... Nancy
 1954 John Paul Jones (TV Movie)
 1954 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Lotta Crabtree
- Lotta Crabtree (1954) ... Lotta Crabtree
 1953 Wonder Valley
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- The Girl (1952) ... Isabelle
 1951 Hollywood Theatre Time (TV Series)
 1949 There's a Girl in My Heart
Ruth Kroner
 1949 Manhattan Angel
Gloria Cole
 1949 An Old-Fashioned Girl
Polly Milton
 1948 I Surrender Dear
Patty Nelson aka Patty Hart
 1947 Copacabana
Anne Stuart
 1945 River Gang
 1945 Easy to Look At
 1945 I'll Remember April
April Garfield
 1944 Destiny
Jane Broderick
 1944 Reckless Age
Linda Wadsworth
 1944 Pardon My Rhythm
Jinx Page
 1944 Ghost Catchers
Melinda Marshall
 1944 Follow the Boys
Gloria Jean (uncredited)
 1943 Moonlight in Vermont
Gwen Harding
 1943 Mister Big
 1943 It Comes Up Love
Victoria Peabody
 1942 When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Marilyn Benton
 1942 Get Hep to Love
Doris Stanley
 1942 What's Cookin'
Sue Courtney
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven
Midge Loring
 1940 If I Had My Way
Patricia Johnson
 1939 The Under-Pup
Pip-Emma Binns
 1939 A Spot of Philanthropy (TV Movie)
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[on Gail Davis, with whom she worked in Annie Oakley (1954)] She was real cute; just adorable. Very nice and easy to get along with. I liked her very much. Before she died, I saw her at one of those autograph shows. We were both in the ladies lounge and I spoke to her. A few months later, I saw her again at another show, and we had a good reunion. She confided in me that she had cancer, but to ... See more »


She is buried in Hawaii's Mountain View Community Cemetery. See more »

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