Jinx Falkenburg

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Birthday
21, 1919
Birthplace
Barcelona, Spain
Death Date
Aug 27, 2003 (84)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1919
Birthplace
Barcelona, Spain
Death Date
Aug 27, 2003 (84)

About

Famous as both a model and an entertainment personality, she graced the covers of numerous magazines, appeared on Broadway and in several B-movies, and co-hosted early radio and television talk shows with her husband.

Before Fame

She and her brother Bob were avid tennis players in their youth; Bob Falkenburg, in fact, won the 1948 men's singles event at Wimbledon.

Trivia

Through her political activism, she was instrumental in convincing Dwight D. Eisenhower to enter the 1952 U.S. Presidential election.

Family Life

Born Eugenia Lincoln Falkenburg to Eugene and Marguerite Falkenburg, she spent her early years in Spain and Chile and her adolescence in Los Angeles, California. Her marriage to journalist and media personality Tex McCrary produced sons named John and Kevin.

Associated With

During her modeling career, she was photographed by Edward Steichen.