Jean Dixon

Jul 14, 1896
Waterbury, Connecticut


The distinctly urban-American character actress Jean Dixon got her theatrical start in, of all places, France, where she appeared in a Sarah Bernhardt production. On Broadway from 1921, Dixon rapidly rose to prominence in a string of comically sarcastic leading roles. She was a particular favorite of playwright George S. Kaufman, who wrote parts in such… More


Jean Dixon Videos

Holiday: Mind Your Manners
1 minutes 57 seconds
My Man Godfrey
26 seconds

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