Also in 1963 she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female for portraying quintuplets and a psychopathic killer in the Burke's Law episode "Who Killed Sweet Betsy?". [20], sfn error: multiple targets (2×): CITEREFPylant2012 (, Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female, Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, "The Addams Family's Carolyn Jones: A Descendant of Geronimo? Cold and dark, with very little space She quipped, "They let me and 16 secretaries go! She even wore lace and ribbon cap to hide hair loss due to chemotherapy. In the 1962–1963 season, Jones guest-starred on CBS's The Lloyd Bridges Show, which Spelling created. A portion of all sales will go to animal rescue groups. Carolyn gave herself a complete head-to-toe make-over, going through painful nose surgeries to make herself look appealing in movies. Sporadic roles in the 1970s included that of Mrs. Moore, the wife of the plantation owner in the miniseries Roots. She has appeared in five films that have been selected for the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant: I'm in love with everything about show business. She followed this with an impressive appearance in King Creole (1958), generally regarded as Elvis Presley's best film. Carolyn, while studying in Pasadena Playhouse married her 28 years old fellow class mate Don Donaldson but they divorced very soon. She spent two years in this role. Desde pequeña se vio afectada por el asma, pero siempre supo que quería ser actriz. The couple soon divorced. [7][8][9], After being spotted by a talent scout at the Playhouse, Jones secured a contract with Paramount Pictures and made her first film, The Turning Point (1952). However, the network decided to cancel the show, despite its success, after only two years. She also appeared in the landmark miniseries Roots (1977). She was a very imaginative child and as she suffered from asthma during her childhood, she was often very sick to go to cinema halls although being mad about movies. In 2018, Carolyn released her first children’s chapter book, Rescuing Ralph. There she met Aaron Spelling, and they became a couple. Jones was a Democrat and supported Adlai Stevenson's campaign during the 1952 presidential election.[13]. The worst thing about me is that everybody can make me feel guilty.

Jones guest starred three times on the television series Wagon Train: in first-season episode "The John Cameron Story" (1957) and in later color episodes "The Jenna Douglas Story" (1961) and "The Molly Kincaid Story" (1963). Typecast as Morticia but without the income that a few more years would have provided, she found life difficult and roles few.