Date of Birth:
3 August 1923
Jean Hagen played in 3 movies in the Crime, Film-Noir, Drama, Music, Comedy, Musical, Romance, Thriller genres.
Jean Hagen got succeed with average imdb rating 7.8.
Best remembered as Lina Lamont, the silent-film star in Singin' in the Rain (1952), who could not manage the transition to talkies. That is, not without Debbie Reynolds's help.
In Singin' in the Rain (1952), Debbie Reynolds character lip-synced to Jean's spoken voice for film-within-the-film, The Dancing Cavalier. Ironically, for the speaking part, it was Debbie Reynolds lip-syncing to Jean Hagen. For the singing, it was Reynolds lip-syncing to Betty Noyes in the dubbing scene, in which Noyes had earlier dubbed Hagen.
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