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Janis Carter (October 10, 1913 — July 30, 1994) was a film and television actress working in the 1940s and 1950s.
After attending Mather College in Cleveland, Ohio, Carter headed to New York in an attempt to start an opera career. Although unsuccessful in opera, she was working on Broadway where she was spotted on stage by Darryl F. Zanuck who signed her to a movie deal.
Carter, after moving to Hollywood, appeared in over 30 films beginning in 1941 for 20th Century Fox, MGM, Columbia, and RKO. She appeared in the films Night Editor (1946) and Framed (1947) with Glenn Ford and the Flying Leathernecks (1951) with John Wayne.
After leaving Los Angeles, Carter returned to New York and found work in television in comedies, dramas, and as hostess for the quiz show Feather Your Nest, opposite Bud Collyer.
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|1954||The Elgin TV Hour - (1 episode)|
|1952||The Half-Breed as Helen Dowling|
|1951||Flying Leathernecks as Joan Kirby|
|1951||My Forbidden Past as Corinne Lucas|
|1951||Santa Fe as Judith Chandler|
|1950||A Woman of Distinction as Teddy Evans|
|1949||And Baby Makes Three as Wanda York|
|1949||Miss Grant Takes Richmond as Peggy Donato|
|1949||The Woman on Pier 13 as Christine Norman|
|1949||Lights Out - (1 episode)|
|1949||Slightly French as Louisa Gayle|
|1949||Suspense - (1 episode)|
|1948||I Love Trouble as Mrs. Caprillo aka Jane Breeger aka Janie Joy|
|1947||Framed as Paula Craig|
|1946||Night Editor as Jill Merrill|
|1946||The Notorious Lone Wolf as Carla Winter|
|1945||The Power of the Whistler as Jean Lang|
|1944||The Missing Juror as Alice Hill|
|1944||One Mysterious Night as Dorothy Anderson|
|1944||The Mark of the Whistler as Patricia Henley|
|1943||Lady of Burlesque as Janine|
|1942||Just Off Broadway as Lillian Hubbard|