Niven was being offered the leading role in Raffles (1940) and Andrews's constant presence, being photographed in the costume of Raffles, was designed to intimidate Niven into signing his own new contract, which he quickly did.
As for Andrews, he made his debut in Lucky Cisco Kid (1940), third-billed as an Army sergeant.
DESCRIPTION Inscription on the back of photograph reads: "1953, Ram, Begum, Si R Khizar, Jean Tierney, Mohit (Sir Khizar’s Driver)." ADDITIONAL METADATA Date: 1953 Subject(s): Abnashi Ram, Gene Tierney, Malik Khizar, Hayat Tiwana Type: Photograph Location: California PROVENANCE Collection: Abnashi Ram Materials Donor: Roshan and Raj Sharma Item History: 2015-03-17 (created); 2016-02-22 (modified) * This digital object may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media without express written consent from the copyright holder and the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA).
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Carver Dana Andrews, actor, born Collins Mississippi 1 January 1909, married 1932 Janet Murray (died 1935; one son deceased), 1939 Mary Todd (one son, two daughters), died Long Beach California 17 December 1992. Reading the name, most of today's generation of moviegoers would think Dana Andrews was a girl, like Dana Hill.
But Dana Andrews was a real man, even if not quite a man's man in the way that John Wayne was.
Laura was a troubled production: the director Rouben Mamoulian, who took a superior attitude to the material, had been fired and his replacement, Otto Preminger, who was also producing the picture, viewed the footage and later proclaimed in his autobiography: 'The performances were appalling . His next major film has claims to being the greatest - pace Citizen Kane - Hollywood movie of the Forties.
In fact, the Jewish spouse’s mother’s maiden name was Henriques, too.
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Best Actress Oscar nominee who appeared in the 1945 film Leave Her to Heaven.
Birth Name: Gene Eliza Tierney Date of Birth: November 19, 1920 Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U. Date of Death: November 6, 1991 Place of Death: Houston, Texas, U. Ethnicity: Irish, English, at least one eighth Sephardi Jewish Gene Tierney was an American film and stage actress. She had two children with her former husband, fashion designer Oleg Cassini.
Gene was the daughter of Belle Lavinia (Taylor) and Howard Sherwood Tierney. Gene’s paternal grandfather was John Henry Tierney (the son of John Tierney and Harriet Sherwood). Gene’s maternal grandfather was Clarence Warren Taylor (the son of Alfred Warren Taylor and Lavina/Lavinia/Levinia Henriques). Lavina was born in New York, the daughter of Sephardi Jewish parents, Moses Henriques, who was born in England, and Sarah Nunes, who was born in Jamaica. Henrietta was the daughter of Alfred Manning and Henrietta Lee.