Birth date: Nov. 19, 1920
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York
Death date: Nov. 6, 1991
Death place: Houston, Texas
Burial location: Glenwood Cemetery, Houston
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 117 lbs.
Hair color: Reddish-brown
Eye color: Green
Spouse: Oleg Cassini (1941-1952) William Howard Lee (1960-1981)
Children: Antoinette Daria and Christina
Favorite film: "Leave Her to Heaven"
Autobiography: "Self Portrait" (1979)
Did you know?
- Tierney said "Leave Her to Heaven" was "the best role I ever had and my favorite film."
- Tierney is probably best remembered for the classic mystery in which she is supposedly killed, "Laura." She was on the set six days a week before the sun came up. She stayed until 8 or 9 p.m. each night. She made 28 costume changes and almost every close-up was preceded by an hour to two of testing the lights on Tierney's face while she was forced to sit there.
- Her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is located at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard.
- She spoke fluent French.