Who is Jeanine Ann Roose's husband? 'It's A Wonderful Life' child actress dies at 84
Post her iconic role of Violet Bick, aka Little Violet in ‘It's A Wonderful Life', Jeanine Ann Roose opted for a life away from the silver screen
Jeanine Ann Roose, one of the last surviving members of the iconic holiday movie ‘It's A Wonderful Life', died on Friday, December 31, 2021. Jeanine was 84. The actress, who worked as a child actress in the 1940’s and 50’s, portrayed the role of Violet as a kid in the legendary flick. She was surrounded by her loved ones including her son Joe at the time of her death.
Jeanine Ann Roose’s role in the 1946 Christmas classic was her sole film credit. Speaking of the cause of her death, the actress was reportedly battling an illness, as published by TMZ. Jeanine Ann Roose apparently had an infection in her abdomen for the last few months. It was also revealed that the infection was not Covid-19 related. Few other celebrities left us for the heavenly abode last year. Betty White died at 99 of natural causes on the same day as Roose. Chick Vennera, DMX, Jay Black, and Jeanette Maus are other public figures who passed away leaving their loyal fans devasted.
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Who is Jeanine Ann Roose's husband?
Post her iconic role of Violet Bick, aka Little Violet in ‘It's A Wonderful Life', Jeanine Ann Roose opted for a life away from the silver screen except for a few minor roles. The child actress grew up to become a psychologist. She was born in October 1937 and landed her first job on ‘The Jack Benny Program’ at the age of eight. Jeanine was also featured on ‘The Fitch Bandwagon’ and ‘The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show’ from 1946 to 1954.
According to TMZ, she once shed light on a comparison between her life and ‘It's A Wonderful Life' storyline saying, “It’s a Wonderful Life was the only movie that I was in and it been an amazing lifetime experience to have been in such a collectively meaningful picture” adding, “It became clear that my desire was specifically to help others who were struggling with finding meaning in their life-not unlike Clarence in the movie who helps George see the meaning of his life.” The late actress ultimately became a Jungian Analyst. Talking about her personal life, the actress was married to Eugene Richard Auger. The duo tied the knot on September 4, 1964. It seems she preferred keeping her private life under wraps. Her husband has not shared an official statement on her death so far. MEAWW will keep you posted.
‘Thanks for the memories, Violet’, says Twitter
A few social media users took to Twitter to bid an emotional goodbye to the actress. “Thanks for the memories Violet, rest in peace”, said one user as another shared, “Very sad news to hear of the passing of Jeanine Ann Roose, she was a brilliant Actress, played the role of Violet in Its A Wonderful Life truly great. Its one of my fav films, always gets me tearful. My condolences to her family, friends on this sad loss.” The next one tweeted, “We’re sorry to hear of the passing of Jeanine Ann Roose. She played Little Violet in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.” One individual got seemed devasted by the death of the former child actress saying, “Oh noooooooo-she was one of the last surviving cast members of the great film.” While, one concluded, “I just need a break here!”
Very sad news to hear of the passing of Jeanine Ann Roose, she was a brilliant Actress, played the role of Violet in Its A Wonderful Life truly great. Its one of my fav films, always gets me tearful. My condolences to her family, friends on this sad loss. #RIPJeanineAnnRoose— John Horne (@johnhorneartist) January 1, 2022
I just need a break here! https://t.co/u55xNpBLcS— Paul Rudd Enthusiast 🎄 (@tomspettys) January 1, 2022
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