Ursula Jeans Movies and Career Information
May 05, 1906
Ursula Jeans (5 May 1906–21 April 1973) was a British actress on film, stage, and television. Ursula Jeans was born in Simla, India, to British parents, and raised and educated in London. She was the youngest of three siblings. Her brother Desmond Jeans was a boxer and actor, and her elder sister, Isabel, was also an actress. Ursula Jeans made her stage debut in London in 1925, and in New York in 1933. Her second marriage was to the actor Roger Livesey from 1937 until her death. (Livesey's sister Maggie was already married to Desmond Jeans.) She appeared in one film with her husband, 1943's The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. She entertained troops with ENSA during World War II, sometimes working with her husband. After the war she continued acting, including a stage tour in Australia and New Zealand in 1956–1958. She continued to act into the 1970s, and died of cancer in 1973, aged 66, some 18 months after her diagnosis.