The Music Man
Shirley Jones (1934) Singer and actress on stage, film, and TV. Jones is best known for Oklahoma! and The Music Man . She won an Oscar for Elmer Gantry. She had a hit with the Partridge Family with her real-life stepson David Cassidy. Jones had two husband, Jack Cassidy and Marty Ingels, a stepson,David Cassidy, and three sons, Shaun, Patrick, and Ryan Cassidy.
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Shirley Mae Jones (born March 31, 1934) is an American singer and actress of stage, film and television. In her six decades of show business, she has starred as wholesome characters in a number of well-known musical films, such as Oklahoma! (1955), Carousel (1956), and The Music Man (1962).
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Another actor who originated his most iconic role onstage is Robert Preston, who played Professor Harold Hill in the original 1957 Broadway production of "The Music Man." He is seen here in a publicity photo for the 1962 film with co-star Shirley Jones, who took over the role that had been played onstage by Barbara Cook.