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Jean Parker
Birth: Aug. 11, 1915
Deer Lodge
Powell County
Montana, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2005
Woodland Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actress. Best remembered as 'Beth' in the 1933 version of "Little Women," opposite Katharine Hepburn, Frances Dee, and Joan Bennett. Jean Parker was born Lois Mae Green to Louis Green, a well-known gunsmith and hunter, and Melvina Burch. She was discovered by Ida Koverman, Louis B. Mayer's personal assistant when she posed for a poster contest. Her first part in a film was in "Divorce in the Family," in 1932. Her first major role came a year later in "Rasputin and the Empress." This was also the year she did "Little Women." Her other major works include "Rolling Home," in 1948, "The Gunfighter," in 1950, and "Black Tuesday," in 1954. Her last film role came in 1966 in "Apache Uprising." Jean Parker was married four times, her last husband was actor Robert Lowrey whom she married in 1951. The couple had one son Robert. They divorced in 1957. She had been in poor health for several years, and had suffered several strokes. She was 90. (bio by: The Perplexed Historian) 
 
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  Henry Dawson Sanders*
 
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Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Courts of Remembrance section, the Columbarium of Providence, Elevation C (west/back wall) (2 tiers from top row; middle column, 7 in from either corner), Niche G-65039
 
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Originally Created by: The Perplexed Historian
Record added: Dec 09, 2005
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Jean Parker
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Because We Never Knew Each Other, I Came To Visit You Today Jean, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014

- LeeAnne
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014

- Thomas
 Added: Aug. 13, 2014
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