Jean Simmons

I just read that actress Jean Simmons has passed away at the age of 80.

Yes, I thought she was a hottie on Spartacus and Elmer Gantry. But it’s her later work that made more of an impression on me. I remember her as the person who read the Bible passages on Mysteries of the Bible—in a dramatic, eerie sort of way. And then there’s her classic line on an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, where she played someone who conducted a political witch-hunt: “I’ve brought down bigger men than you, Picard!”

R.I.P., Jean Simmons.

UPDATE: I hope this link works. Jean Simmons interrogates Picard, who gives an eloquent speech on civil liberties. If it doesn’t work, you can search for the title on YouTube. Enjoy!

Lessons in Humanity: Habeas Corpus

About jamesbradfordpate

My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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