Jean Hale

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Actress (1938)
Fri Jun 11 2021
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Relationship Timeline Of Jean Hale

Ex-husband : Dabney Coleman
Jean Hale Married To Dabney Coleman in 1961 And Divorced In 1984

Jane Hale is an American actress who became active in the film industry throughout the 1960s. She showed promise as a rising star early in her career but became less active later. She is known for appearing in 1966 The Oscar and the 1967 movie, The Valentine's Day Massacre.

Carol Jane Hale was born on December 27, 1938, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the United States. She was born to parents, Stanton G and Doris Norrell. Hale was raised a Mormon. She attended the University of Utah for one semester and then Skidmore College for Women for three semesters. Jean graduated from Neighbood Playhouse.

Jean Hale and Dabney Coleman

At 23, Hale married actor Dabney Coleman on December 11, 1961. They met at the Neighbood Playhouse in New York while they were studying acting.

They shared four children: three daughters and a son. Three of them are involved in the entertainment industry pursuing acting/music at one time or another.

Jean Hale was married to Dabney Coleman from 1961 until 1984.
Image: Jean Hale with her then-husband, Dabney Coleman, and kids.
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Jean and Dabney divorced on December 4, 1984, after 23 years of married life. However, they had separated right after their third child was born. The exact reason behind their separation is not known. Also, Jean was the second wife of Coleman as he was previously married to Ann Courtney Harrell from 1957-1959.

After separating from Coleman, Jean lost focus on her career. Additionally, studios wanted to promote her as a sex symbol, but she turned down such roles for the sake of her family.

Who is Daney Coleman?

The 88-year-old Dabney Coleman is an American actor. He is best known for appearing in movies such as The Towering Inferno, Tootsie, You've Got Mail, Rules Don't Apply, etc.

Further, his television works include Buffalo Bill, The Guardian, Boardwalk Empire, etc. Coleman has a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

Mother of Four Children

The Oscar actress, Jean, and her ex-husband, Dabney, has four kids, Meghan, Kelly, Randy, and Quincy Coleman. Some sources claim that Meghan is Dabney's daughter from his relationship with his first wife, Ann. However, there is not enough evidence.

Jean Hale has four children.
Image: Among Jean's four children, daughter Quincy Hale earned more recognition as a musician.
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Kelly Johns was born in 1966, and she pursued an acting career. She is 54 years old. Randy was born as Randolph Stanton Coleman on April 14, 1968. He pursued a singing/songwriting career.

The youngest, Quincy Coleman, was born on February 21, 1972. She is a songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist. Further, she has released two albums, first in 2003 and another in 2006.

Net Worth

There is no information available about Jean Hale's net worth. Throughout her career, she appeared in only ten projects, including movies and television shows. Hence, it is difficult to estimate her wealth.

Actress Jean Hale is known for appearing in The Oscar.
Image: Jean Hale was active in her acting career in the 1960s.
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Hale appeared as Lisa in the 1967 movie, In Like Flint, which collected $11million at the Box-Office. Unlike Hale, stage and film actresses like Robin Bartlett and Sylvestra Le Touzel.

Jean Hale Present Status

The present status of Jean Hale is unknown as she is now 81 years old. Her last performance was in the 1991 television movie, Lies Before Kisses, where she portrayed the character of Veronica.

In her later years, Jean co-founded a production company called Coleman/Tanasescu Entertainment with partner Gino Tanasescu. It is not known if Gino is also Hale's life partner.

Interesting Fact

As per IMDb, in 1965, a woman impersonated as Jean Hale and stole $10,000 worth of merchandise from several boutiques in Los Angeles.

She was caught, but after several years she again began impersonating Hale and married a total of ten men across Texas and Oklahoma.

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