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Guys and Dolls' Jean Simmons passes away at 80

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Published: Monday, January 25, 2010, 11:49 [IST]

[an error occurred while processing this directive]London (ANI): Actress Jean Simmons, who was fighting lung cancer, has died. She was 80. The Guys and Dolls actress' agent, Judy Page, revealed she took her last breath at her home in Santa Monica, California, reports Los Angeles Times.

The Daily Express reported, Simmons, who was born in Crouch Hill, London, made her movie debut at 14 in the 1944 film Give Us The Moon. Simmons had won an Emmy for the 1983 TV mini-series 'The Thorn Birds.'

However, she is best remembered for singing with Marlon Brando in Guys and Dolls, apart from playing Ophelia in Laurence Olivier's Hamlet.

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