Gene Tierney – Photos and Quotes

Gene Tierney

“Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.”Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney

“I learned quickly at Columbia that the only eye that mattered was the one on the camera.”Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney

“I was turned over to the studio’s top publicity woman, Peggy McNaught, and a photographer named Frank Powolny. Soon Peggy had me posing for Frank’s camera at the beach, at poolside, in nightclubs, on the set, and in the studio gallery. She lined up interviews and pushed me for fashion layouts in magazines and newspapers.”Gene Tierney

Photo: Frank Powolny

Gene Tierney pool

“Day after day, I spent long afternoons in the talent pool, being told how to walk, how to talk, how to sit.”Gene Tierney

Gene Tierney in "Sundown" (1941). Bizarre Los Angeles

“I refused to allow being a movie star to interfere with my happiness as a private person.”Gene Tierney

Source: 1941

Photo: Sundown (1941)

Gene Tierney 1942

“Unquestionably the most beautiful woman in movie history.” — Darryl Zanuck, head of Fox Studios (1944-1956).

Photo: Jack Albin (1942)

Gene Tierney 1944

“The word actress has always seemed less a job description to me than a title.”Gene Tierney

Photo: Laura (1944)

Laura Lobby Card 1944

Laura (1944). With Dana Andrews, Vincent Price, and Clifton Webb.

Gene Tierney by George Hurrell. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Gene Tierney in 1945. (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I guess I fit in anywhere.” — Gene Tierney in 1945

The Razor's Edge poster Norman Rockwell

The Razor’s Edge (1946). Artwork by Norman Rockwell. Co-stars Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, and Herbert Marshall.

Gene Tierney 1947

“I’m sufficiently well established. I don’t have to make three or four pictures a year. Two is plenty, maybe only one. The rest of the time I can have to myself.”Gene Tierney

Source: Franklin Arthur (1947)

Photo: 1947

Gene Tierney 1952

“Hollywood can be hard on women, but it did not cause my problems.”Gene Tierney

Photo: 1952

Black Widow (1954). Co-starring George Raft, Ginger Rogers, and Van Heflin.

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2 thoughts on “Gene Tierney – Photos and Quotes

    1. Thank you, Andrew. All of the star pages on my site grow from time-to-time. Please check back from time-to-time to find out what Gene is up to.

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