Jane Wyman

Biography

Jane Wyman (born Sarah Jane Mayfield; January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American singer, dancer, and character actress of film and television. She began her film career in the 1930s, and was a prolific performer for two decades. She received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Johnny Belinda (1948), and later achieved success during the 1980s for her leading role in the television series Falcon Crest.

Wyman was the first wife of Ronald Reagan. They married in 1940 and divorced in 1948, before Reagan ran for public office. She is the only person to have won an Oscar and married a future President of the United States.

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Jane Wyman (born Sarah Jane Mayfield; January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American singer, dancer, and character actress of film and television. She began her film career in the 1930s, and was a prolific performer for two decades. She received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Johnny Belinda (1948), and later achieved success during the 1980s for her leading role in the television series Falcon Crest.

Wyman was the first wife of Ronald Reagan. They married in 1940 and divorced in 1948, before Reagan ran for public office. She is the only person to have won an Oscar and married a future President of the United States.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jane Wyman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Personal Info

Gender Female

Known Credits 100

Birthday 1917-01-05

Day of Death 2007-09-10

Place of Birth St. Joseph, Missouri, USA

Adult Actor False

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Also Known As

  • Sarah Jane Mayfield
  • Miss Jane Wyman

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1993 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman(1 episode)
1981 Falcon Crest(228 episodes)
1979 The Incredible Journey of Doctor Meg Laurel as Granny Arrowroot (as Miss Jane Wyman)
1977 The Love Boat(1 episode)
1976 Charlie's Angels(1 episode)
1973 The American Film Institute Salute to ...(1 episode)
1972 The Sixth Sense(1 episode)
1971 The Failing of Raymond as Mary Bloomquist
1971 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law(1 episode)
1969 The Jim Nabors Hour(1 episode)
1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors(2 episodes)
1969 How to Commit Marriage as Elaine Benson
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(1 episode)
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson(2 episodes)
1962 Bon Voyage! as Katie Willard
1961 The Investigators(1 episode)
1960 Insight(3 episodes)
1960 My Three Sons(1 episode)
1960 Here's Hollywood(1 episode)
1960 Checkmate(1 episode)
1960 Pollyanna as Aunt Polly
1959 Holiday For Lovers as Mrs. Mary Dean
1959 The Bell Telephone Hour(1 episode)
1958 Lux Playhouse(1 episode)
1956 The Perry Como Show(1 episode)
1956 Miracle In The Rain as Ruth Wood
1955 All That Heaven Allows as Cary Scott
1955 Lucy Gallant as Lucy Gallant
1955 The Jane Wyman Show(93 episodes) as Host
1954 Magnificent Obsession as Helen Phillips
1954 Summer Playhouse(21 episodes)
1953 So Big as Selina DeJong
1953 Let's Do It Again as Constance 'Connie' Stuart
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode)
1952 Just for You as Carolina Hill
1952 The Story of Will Rogers as Betty Rogers nee Blake
1951 Starlift as Herself, Cameo appearance
1951 The Blue Veil as Louise Mason
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)
1951 Here Comes the Groom as Emmadel Jones
1951 Three Guys Named Mike as Marcy Lewis
1950 The Glass Menagerie as Laura Wingfield
1950 Star Time(1 episode)
1950 Stage Fright as Eve Gill
1949 The Lady Takes a Sailor as Jennifer Smith
1949 It's a Great Feeling as Herself, Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
1949 A Kiss in the Dark as Polly Haines
1948 Johnny Belinda as Belinda McDonald
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(1 episode)
1947 Magic Town as Mary Peterman
1947 Cheyenne as Ann Kincaid
1946 The Yearling as Orry Baxter
1946 Night and Day as Gracie Harris
1946 One More Tomorrow as Frankie Connors
1945 The Lost Weekend as Helen St. James
1944 Hollywood Canteen as Herself
1944 The Doughgirls as Vivian Marsden Halstead
1944 Crime By Night as Robbie Vance
1944 Make Your Own Bed as Boris Fenilise
1944 Golden Globe Awards(1 episode)
1943 Princess O'Rourke as Jean Campbell
1942 Footlight Serenade as Flo La Verne
1942 My Favorite Spy as Connie
1942 Larceny Inc. as Denny Costello
1942 Breakdowns of 1942 as Herself (uncredited)
1941 Breakdowns of 1941 as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1941 Bad Men of Missouri as Mary Hathaway
1941 Honeymoon for Three as Elizabeth Clochessy
1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again as Peggy Armstrong
1940 My Love Came Back as Joy O'Keefe
1940 Gambling On The High Seas as Laurie Ogden
1940 Flight Angels as Nan Hudson
1940 An Angel from Texas as Marge Allen
1940 Alice in Movieland as Carlo's Guest (uncredited)
1940 Brother Rat and a Baby as Claire Terry
1939 Private Detective as Myrna Winslow
1939 Kid Nightingale as Judy Craig
1939 Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite as Torchy Blane
1939 Tail Spin as Alabama
1938 Brother Rat as Claire Adams
1938 The Crowd Roars as Vivian
1938 Wide Open Faces as Betty Martin
1938 Fools for Scandal as Party Guest (uncredited)
1938 He Couldn't Say No as Violet Coney
1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air as Marjorie Day
1937 Public Wedding as Florence "Flip" Lane
1937 The Singing Marine as Joan
1937 Slim as Stumpy's Girl
1937 The King and the Chorus Girl as Babette Latour
1937 Ready, Willing, and Able as Dot
1937 Smart Blonde as Dixie
1936 Here Comes Carter as Nurse
1936 Stage Struck as Bessie Funfnick
1936 Bengal Tiger as Saloon Girl (uncredited)
1936 Freshman Love as Co-Ed
1935 Broadway Hostess as Chorus Girl
1935 Stolen Harmony as Chorine
1933 Gold Diggers of 1933 as Gold Digger
1932 The Kid from Spain as Goldwyn Girl (uncredited)
1929 The Academy Awards(6 episodes)

Production

1955 The Jane Wyman Show(93 episodes) … Producer

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