Jane Greer

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Birth Name: Jane Greer
Born: 09/09/1924
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 08/24/2001

Although her appearance as a WAC model in LIFE led to several screen tests, studios like Paramount dismissed the lovely young ingenue as being identical to many already under contract, and quirky billionaire and dabbler in film Howard Hughes seemed in no rush to get Greer onscreen. Aided by ex-husband but still-ardent admirer Rudy Vallee, Greer took the bull by the horns and landed a contract with RKO. Making a modest impression in several slinky villainous parts led to her sympathetic starring role in "They Won't Believe Me" (1947) opposite Susan Hayward and an atypically caddish Robert Young. The role that really put Greer on top, however, was her Kathie Moffett in "Out of the Past" (1947)... Continue Bio >>

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