Shirley Jones Joins Cast of Days of Our Lives

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Singer Shirley Jones will join the cast of Days Of Our Lives in February.

The Oscar winner (for Elmer Gantry in 1950) will play the role of Colleen Brady, complete with an Irish accent.

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The role marks Jones' first foray into daytime television, and while we have no Days of Our Lives spoilers right now regarding any story lines, the singer/actress did say:

"It's hard work! I didn't want to do it - but they gave me more money than ..."

We'll let you think of the four-letter word Jones used to end that sentence.

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Days of Our Lives Quotes

I mean he was so not even close to Mr. Right. He was barely Mr. Right Now.

Theresa

(about Theresa) She's one in a million. Thank God.

Brady