Cunard Line have announced Academy Award winning actress Shirley Jones will sail onboard Queen Victoria in February 2015.
Joining as a Cunard Insights Speaker, the iconic actress will join Queen Victoria for her Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles segment of the world cruise on 2-17 February 2015. She will be joined by her husband, actor and comedian Marty Ingles. Guests will be able to enjoy book signings, talks, Q&A sessions and exclusive film screenings.
An iconic member of the film industry, Shirley Jones has starred in a number of popular films such as Oklahoma, The Music Man and Carousel. However it was her role in Elmer Gantry that won her an Academy Award. She also stared in the hit TV show The Partridge Family where she won the hearts of thousands of viewers.
David Dingle, CEO of Cunard Line said "We are delighted to welcome Shirley Jones aboard Queen Victoria in February. Her work in iconic films such as ‘Oklahoma!’ and her role in ‘The Partridge Family’ are beloved among Cunard’s guests, and we are certain they will enjoy this unique opportunity to learn more about Shirley during the 15-night sailing."
Shirley Jones commented “I am overjoyed to travel on board Queen Victoria. I have never sailed with Cunard before, nor have I traveled through the Panama Canal. I look forward to this adventure and the chance to experience Cunard’s heritage, as well as a chance to meet my fans along the way."
Cunard Line continue to push their history of hosting iconic speakers to enhance the guest experience onboard.
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