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Birth Name: Gene Tierney
Born: 11/19/1920
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Died: 11/06/1991

Gene Eliza Tierney was born on Nov. 19, 1920, in Brooklyn, NY. The second of three children of insurance broker Howard Sherwood Tierney and the former Belle Lavina Taylor, Tierney was named after a maternal uncle who had died from diabetes at age 17. When Tierney was five, the family traded Brooklyn for a modest country home in Green's Farms, CT. Over the years, Howard Tierney would buy up increasing amounts of the surrounding land, ultimately building a more ostentatious family manor in the meadow across the street and filling it with servants and a German nanny for his three children. Educated first at the all girls' St. Margaret's School in Waterbury, which her mother had attended as a ch... Continue Bio >>


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