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Grace Jones

Grace Jones

Jamaican singer, model and actress
Model and actor who grew from a traditional disco artist to an original, imposing force who fused reggae, pop, and art rock.
BornMay 19, 1948
HometownSpanish Town, Jamaica
Net worth$7 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseAtila Altaunbay
ChildrenPaulo Goude
ParentsRobert W. Jones, Marjorie Jones
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The Cannes images that offer a snapshot of stardom before smartphones

  • In 1976, when he was just 22, photographer Richard Blanshard was sent to the Cannes Film Festival. His first job was to take a picture of Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire at the Hôtel du Cap, where they were promoting That’s Entertainment, Part 2. ‘Nobody else wanted to do it,’ he recalls. ‘It meant setting up a lab down there, processing the films, doing the prints. I thought: “I’ll give it a go.”’

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Britain's oldest person dies at 112

Britain's oldest person Grace Jones has died at the age of 112, at her home in Worcestershire. She revealed the secrets to her long life in an interview last year. #OldestPerson .
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