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Isabel Jeans


1891 - 1985

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The actress Isabel Jeans began her acting career at the theater in London in 1909, eight years later followed her first movie with "The Profligate" (17).

The height of her career came in the 20's and 30's and she became a darling of public on Broadway and was convincing in plays like "The Road to Rome" and "The Man in Possession".

She also impersonated many roles in movies in those years, among them "The Rat" (25), "Downhill" (27) and "Easy Virtue" (29) - both directed by Alfred Hitchcock, "Sally Bishop" (32), "The Dictator" (35), "Tovarich" (37), "Secrets of an Actress" (38) and "Man About Town" (39).

Her parts in the 40's became smaller yet she took part in some very popular productions like "Suspicion" (41) - her third movie with Alfred Hitchcock and "Gigi" (58) as aunt Alicia with Leslie Caron.
Other movies were "Great Day" (45), "Elizabeth of Ladymead" (48), "A Breath of Scandal" (60) and the serial "Clouds of Witness" (72).

Isabel Jeans was among others married with the actor Claude Rains.
 

Other movies with Isabel Jeans:
Tilly of Bloomsbury (21) Windsor Castle (26) The Triumpf of the Rat (27) Further Adventures of a Flag Officer (27) The Return of the Rat (29) Power Over Men (29) Rolling in Money (34) The Crouching Beast (35) Fools for Scandal (38) Youth Takes a Fling (38) Hard to Get (38) Garden of the Moon (38) Good Girls Go to Paris (39) Banana Ridge (42) Gigi (48) Souvenir d'Italie (57) Heavens Above! (63) The Magic Christian (69)


 
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