Monday, January 25, 2010

Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons passed away on Friday, at the age of 80.  She was one of my favorite actresses, but really for a single role.  She played Sarah Brown in the movie of Guys and Dolls, alongside Marlon Brando.  Here they are, with a wonderful song:





(Note how badly Brando sings, yet how he still commands the screen.)


In large part because of Jean Simmons' performance in that movie, I always loved the name Sarah, which became the name of my oldest daughter.


Farewell, Jean.

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