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Known Credits: 22

Birthday: 1913-10-10

Day of Death: 1994-07-30

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Adult Actor: False

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Janis Carter

Biography

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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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Acting
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