Jean Kasem

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American actress married to Casey Kasem

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According to Wikipedia, Jean Thompson Kasem is a former American actress. She is the widow of radio personality and actor Casey Kasem. Early life Jean Thompson was one of five children born to Irene Celia Thompson and Herbert Owens Thompson Sr. . She is of Norwegian heritage on her mother's side. She was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she lived before her civil-servant father moved the family to Guam in 1963. She attended the University of Guam at age 16, but after marrying a U.S. Navy lieutenant when she was 17, she left to work as a waitress and saleswoman on U.S. military bases throughout the Pacific Ocean to which her husband was posted. The marriage lasted six years. She moved to California and unsuccessfully attempted to find work in broadcast journalism. Frustrated, she joined an acting workshop and soon found roles on such TV series as Matt Houston, Fantasy Island and Alice.

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