Gloria Vanderbilta wealthy heiress, actress, artist and writer was one of the pioneers of designer jeans. Gloria Vanderbilt made time in her busy socialite schedule to design one of the most influential lines of jeans. The glamorous and tumultuous life of Gloria Vanderbilt made the success of her designer line of jeans possible. Her life as a socialite growing up in New York City played a big role in her fashion design influence.
Her ancestry was Pennsylvania Dutch. The family was involved in her career, with Lois serving as stand-in for the actress and their father managing her career. When she was 12, "she was engaged by a smallish New York opera company and became the youngest member of an opera troupe in the United States.
Up against hundreds of others, Gloria Jean won the audition.
Gloria Jean made a successful transition to young adult roles. However, Universal removed the half-hour sequence and shelved it untilwhen it was expanded into a feature-length melodrama, Destiny.
She co-starred with Olsen and Johnson in the big-budget Ghost Catchersand in her last two Universal features, released inshe was teamed with singer-actor Kirby Grant. She resumed her movie career as a freelance performer appearing in United ArtistsColumbia Picturesand Allied Artists productions, the best-known being Copacabana with Groucho Marx.
Some stage and television work followed in the s and s, as well as four feature films. After Air Strike Gloria Jean was hired by the owner of the Tahitian restaurant in Studio City, California, as a hostess,  greeting and seating dinner guests.
Show-business patrons were surprised that a film star was now involved in restaurant work, resulting in sympathetic feature stories in the national press. Veteran Hollywood producer Edward Finney, himself a Gloria Jean fan, saw one of these reports and hired her to star in the lightweight comedy Laffing Time filmed inre-released as The Madcaps in Jerry Lewis also read that Gloria Jean was working in a restaurant, and signed her for a singing role in his latest production, The Ladies Man It was her last theatrical motion picture.
Television[ edit ] Gloria appeared in many television shows, both as a singer and as a dramatic actress. Personal life[ edit ] Newspaper columnist with the Associated Press Bob Thomas reported that Gloria was engaged to a pilot, but he was killed in the Korean War.
She was engaged only once, to the man she ultimately married in The marriage was not successful; her husband was frequently absent, living apart from his wife and son.
Gloria Jean obtained a divorce and began a second career working with national hair care company Redken Laboratorieswhere she worked until Revived interest in her life and films[ edit ] In DecemberGloria Jean was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Awardrecognizing her achievements within the film industry as a juvenile performer.
She had always retained her fan following, and corresponded steadily with friends and admirers for the rest of her life. Latter-day documentaries about W. Fields include recent clips of Gloria Jean, reminiscing about working with him.
Her film Copacabana is also available on home video. After Bonnie died inshe moved to Hawaii, where lived with her son Angelo and his family.
Angelo died in Very late in life she suffered health problems, including two serious falls that slowed her mobility, and an impaired heart condition. She died of heart failure and pneumonia on August 31,in a hospital near her home in Mountain View, Hawaii. Her authorized biography, Gloria Jean: A Little Bit of Heaven, was published in A tribute website, GloriaJeanSings.
Her Internet presence includes a series of videos showing the actress as she appeared in recent years.Are you looking for GloriaJeans? We've got you covered.
Check out GloriaJeans's profile on LiveJasmin! Gloria Jean’s Coffees is one of Australia’s favourite places to relax or reinvigorate. Coffee and people are our passion and we’re committed to making our local coffee houses a community success story.
gloria - Traduccion ingles de diccionario ingles. Del verbo gloriar: gloria es: 3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo. HISTORY OF JEANS: FROM WORKPANTS TO HIGH FASHION. INTRODUCTION ves Saint-Laurent once stated that he wished he had invented blue jeans as jeans “are expressive and discreet, they have sex appeal and simplicity,-everything I could want for the clothes I design” (The Fashion Book, Levi Strauss Designer, ).
History. Gloria Jean's Coffees was founded by Gloria Jean Kvetko in in Long Grove, Ill., a small town just outside Chicago. The firm began as a small coffee and gift shop in Chicago and grew to over 50 locations throughout the US.
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