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Name  Leonore Lemmon

Leonore Lemmon with a strict face and wavy hair.
Born  May 11, 1923 (1923-05-11) Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Spouse(s)  Jacob L. "Jakie" Webb (1941-divorced), Hamish Menzies (1954-divorced)
Died  December 30, 1989, New York City, New York, United States
Similar People  Toni Mannix, Robin Tunney, George Reeves, Ellanora Needles

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Leonore Lemmon (May 11, 1923 - December 30, 1989) was an American socialite who was the fiancée of actor George Reeves at the time of his death.

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Leonore Lemmon with a serious face and wearing a jumpsuit with her hand in her pocket.

Life

George Reeves smiling while looking at Leonore Lemmon wearing a necklace and a black dress.

Lemmon was the daughter of Arthur Lemmon, a successful Broadway ticket broker. In 1941, she married Jacob L. "Jakie" Webb who was a great-great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt. She left him after eight days but remained married long enough for the colorful Webb to marry someone else several years later and face bigamy charges. She later married and divorced musician Hamish Menzies.

Leonore Lemmon with a strict face and wavy hair.

In the late 1950s, Lemmon was the girlfriend of Adventures of Superman star George Reeves. Reeves died of a gunshot wound to the head three days before he was scheduled to leave for an Australian stage tour.

George Reeves smiling and wearing a suit and a tie while looking at Leonore Lemmon wearing a black dress.

She returned to New York where she lived out the remainder of her life.

She was portrayed by Robin Tunney in the 2006 movie Hollywoodland.

References

Leonore Lemmon Wikipedia


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