Legendary music superstar was just confirmed dead unexpectedly. Prayers for her family during this heartbreaking time.
She is the 1940s MGM movie starlet acting in movies such as Bathing Beauty, The Youngest Profession and Andy Hardy’s Blonde Trouble. . The beautiful Jean Porter has died at the age of 95, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Porter eventually went on to marry blacklisted filmmaker Edward Dmytryk, one of the Hollywood Ten. Her daughter Rebecca Dmytryk confirmed the death news stating that she passed away from natural causes.
She passed away in Canoga Park, California just 19 years after her husband did. According to reports, the two met after Porter had replaced Shirley Temple in his film Till the End of Time (1946).
The couple also worked together on her final feature, The Left Hand of God (1955). This was a huge film starring Humphrey Bogart and Gene Tierney.
Needless to say she definitely made a name for herself in the film world, and she is going to be missed deeply. Something you may not know is that she was actually born Bennie Jean Porter in Cisco, Texas.
Just one year after her birth Porter was named the “Most Beautiful Baby” in Eastland County. She was a young bloomer too, at just 10 years old she had her own half-hour radio show on Saturday mornings on the WRR station in Fort Worth.
That was the beginning of her career in entertainment. She was an incredible soul, and we are heartbroken to hear of her death.
She is survived by her daughters Victoria and Rebecca and stepson Michael, an assistant director on such TV shows as Falcon Crest and Touched by an Angel. Please continue to pray for this family during their time of heartbreaking loss.
Although she was older, this was very unexpected and shocking for everyone that knew her.