Jones, Shirley

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Jones, Shirley Gender: F
Shirley Mae Jones
born on 31 March 1934 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place North Charleroi, Pennsylvania, 40n09, 79w54
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 10°01' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°46 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 22°38'

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Shirley Jones
photo: Greg Hernandez, license cc-by-2.0


American actress of TV and film, singer and leader of the famed Partridge Family Band. She starred in the films "Oklahoma" in 1955, "Carousel" in 1956, "The Music Man" in 1962 and "Elmer Gantry" in 1960 for which she won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

The TV series "The Partridge Family" ran from 1970 to 1974 with her step-son David Cassidy, and the whole cast went on to fame from their music as well as their acting series. Jones' other son, Shaun, became a rock-star in the '70s.

In 1953, 19-year-old Shirley Mae invaded New York with less than $200 in her pocket. With knees trembling, she auditioned for Rogers and Hammerstein and won the lead in not only the film version of "Oklahoma" but a job on Broadway in "South Pacific."

She divorced Jack Cassidy in 1975 after 19 years of marriage; the following year Cassidy was killed in a fire. She separated from her second husband, comedian Marty Ingels, in October 1995 after 17 years of marriage. In 1990, she and Ingels co-authored, along with Mickey Herskowitz, "Shirley & Marty, An Unlikely Love Story," William Morrow Publisher. Jones and Ingels reconciled but the road was not entirely smooth; they had another six-month trial separation in May 2000, and reconciled, moving back together on 11/10/2000. After 25 years of marriage, Jones finally filed for divorce in late February 2002.

In her 50's, Jones continued to be a huge draw in concert dates as well as serving as chairman of the National Leukemia Society and addressing menopause seminars, drawing on her own experience several years ago when a hysterectomy resulted in surgical change of life.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • business associate/partner relationship with Bonaduce, Danny (born 13 August 1959). Notes: Co-stars on "The Partridge Family"
  • business associate/partner relationship with Dey, Susan (born 10 December 1952). Notes: Co-stars on "The Partridge Family"
  • parent->child relationship with Cassidy, Ryan (born 23 February 1966)
  • parent->child relationship with Cassidy, Shaun (born 27 September 1958)


  • Work : New Job 1953 (N.Y. auditioned-won first acting job)
  • Work : Gain social status 1955 (Starred in "Oklahoma")
  • Work : Prize 1960 (Oscar for Best Supporting Actress)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1970 (TV series "Partridge Family")
  • Relationship : Divorce dates 1975 (Jack Cassidy after 19 years)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1990 (Autobiography with Ingels)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Eugene Moore


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Both long term, some 20 and 25 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (One)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Stress - Chronic misery (Several separations with Engels)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (David, Shaun and Ryan Cassidy)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (Ntnl. Leukemia Society)
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Advertising (Seen in commercials)
  • Vocation : Education : Public speaker (Lectures on menopause)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, Broadway)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Co-authored)
  • Notable : Awards : Oscar (1960)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Occult/ Misc. Collection