Shirley Jones

Shirley Mae Jones (born March 31, 1934) is an American singer and actress of stage, film and television. In her six decades of show business, she has starred as wholesome characters in a number of well-known musical films, such as Oklahoma! (1955), Carousel (1956), and The Music Man (1962). She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing a vengeful prostitute in Elmer Gantry (1960). She played the lead role of Shirley Partridge, the widowed mother of five children in the musical situation-comedy television series The Partridge Family (1970–74), which co-starred her real-life stepson David Cassidy, son of Jack Cassidy.

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Cast Credits

Hot in Cleveland (2010)
Guest starring as Sophie
Raising Hope (2010)
Guest starring as Burt's mom
Cougar Town (2009)
Guest starring as Anne (2 episodes)
Childrens Hospital (2008)
Guest starring as Grandma Shirley
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Felicity Bradshaw
  • Episode 5x07: Choice (Nov 4, 2003)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Guest starring as Lydia
Melrose Place (1992)
Guest starring as Teresa Lewis