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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 26, 2004|
|Born:||April 3, 1921||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Made Broadway debut billed as Jane Sterling in "Bachelor Born"
Acted in the Broadway show "When We Are Married"
Still billed as Jane Sterling, had featured role in the Ethel Merman vehicle "Panama Hattie"
Changed billing to Jan Sterling for appearance in "The Rugged Path"
First film role in "Tycoon"; billed as Jane Adrian
Toured the USA as Billie Dawn in "Born Yesterday"
Had featured role in "Johnny Belinda"
Assumed role of Billie Dawn in the Broadway comedy "Born Yesterday"
Co-starred in the women's prison drama "Caged"
Offered a terrific turn as the trampy wife of a man trapped by a cave-in in "The Big Carnival", directed by Billy Wilder
Garnered a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award nomination for "The High and the Mighty", playing a mail-order bride
Had female lead in the film adaptation of George Orwell's "1984"
Played title role in the syndicated TV series "Publicity Girl"
Acted in "The Female Animal"
Co-starred in "The Incident"
Appeared on the CBS daytime drama "Guiding Light"
Acted the part of the prostitute Molly in a revival of "The Front Page"
Toured as the overprotective mother of a blind man in "Butterflies Are Free"
Acted in the ABC TV movie "Having Babies"
Cast in the short-lived Broadway production, "The November People"
Portrayed First Lady Lou Hoover in the NBC miniseries "Backstairs at the White House"
Last film acting role, as the wife of a US Supreme Court justice (Walter Matthau) in "First Monday in October"
Final TV-movie, "Dangerous Company" (CBS), playing the mother of a reformed convict
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