Yank Pin UP Gene Tierney: May Gene Eliza Tierney was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November to well-to-do parents. Her father was a very successful insurance broker and her mother was a former teacher.
The actress Gene Tierney poses in Best remembered for Laura, Tierney left New York's socialite life to be an actress. She did become a star, but her own story was scarred by disastrous romances, failed marriages and mental illness. Photo by Grey Villet.