Shirley's Awards
and Nominations



The Academy Award, 1960
 
 
"Elmer Gantry"

 
Best Supporting Actress


Shirley won her Oscar for her fabulous portrayal of prostitute LuLu Bains

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for a page about the film festival screening of 
Elmer Gantry 

At The Big Bear International Film Festival - 2000


Emmy Nominations:

"The Big Slide" for Playhouse 90, 1956, starring opposite Red Skelton

"Silent Night, Lonely Night", 1969, with Lloyd Bridges

"There Were Times, Dear", 1983, co-starring Len Cariou. (About living with Alzheimer's)

"The Drew Carey Show" 2001

"Hidden Places" 2006 (Hallmark)

Daytime Emmy Awards:

"Family Classic Movies on AMC",  Shirley was nominated in 1998,
in the "Service Show Host" category.


The Hollywood Walk of Fame

Star number 1822. Located at 1541 Vine Street in Hollywood.
Shirley Jones received her Star on the "Hollywood Walk of Fame",
on
Valentine's Day February 14th, 1986. 

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Shirley on Feb. 14th '86 and that's me shinning her star a few years ago. 
Our family tries to drive down to Vine Street at least once or twice a year 
to clean away the grit that builds up on the brass. 


Personal Achievement Awards

Year

Tribute

1972 Woman of the Year - Children's Aid Organization
1979 Susan Award - National Leukemia Broadcast Council
1979 Distinguished Humanitarian Award - Anti-Defamation League (shared with Marty)
1984 Belding Bowl Award - L.A. Advertising Club Awards Dinner
1986 Angels Award - shared with Marty, for Outstanding Humanitarian Endeavor
1986 People Award - San Diego's U.S. International University
1986 Deedra Award - awarded for her work in "There Were Times, Dear", about Alzheimer's
1987 First World Citizen Award - International Foster Parents Plan (also shared with Marty)
1987 Diamond Jubilee Appreciation Award - shared with Marty, from The City of Hope
1987 El Niņo Services for non-profit child and youth counseling - Shirley and Marty were honored.
1988 Woman of the Year - Childhelp USA
1988 Gift of Life Award - National Leukemia Council - shared with Marty for 15 years of exceptional service in the fight against the illness.
1991 Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree - Point Park College, Pittsburgh, Pa.
1996 Drama Scholarship Established in Shirley's Name - Westmoreland College, Youngwood, Pa.
1998 The Harvey Award - Presented by
The Jimmy Stewart Museum in Pennsylvania
2000* Community Appreciation Award - Big Bear Lake International Film Festival. Big Bear, Calif. September 15th, 16th, 17th - 2000
2001 Hope Through Empowerment Award - The St. Joseph Center
May 12th, 2001. Received her award at the Beverly Hills Hotel
2001 The first ever Crystal Award - The Mason City Foundation,
presented for all of her outstanding achievements. May 31st
2005 Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree - Washington & Jefferson College - Washington, Pa.      Awarded on May 21st

* Click HERE to view a short video clip of Shirley 
accepting her Community Appreciation Award - 2000

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