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Jane Greer Overview:

Legendary actress, Jane Greer, was born Bettejane Greer on Sep 9, 1924 in Washington, DC. Greer died at the age of 77 on Aug 24, 2001 in Los Angeles, CA and was laid to rest in Westwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Greer was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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John Mills, , and Richard Basehart: It's Triple Feature Time at the Cafe!

By Rick29 on Aug 29, 2013 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Jim--haunted by memories of the tragedy. The October Man (1947). A bus accident on a dark, rainy night leaves Jim Ackland (John Mills) with a skull fracture--and the tragic memory of a friend's young daughter who died while under his care. After spending a year in a hospital, Jim emerges a fragile ... Read full article


2013 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tournament:

By monty on Feb 16, 2013 From All Good Things

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HOLIDAY CHEER -

By monty on Dec 17, 2012 From All Good Things

Jane making her wish list...... Read full article


By Art on Sep 9, 2012 From Classic Cinema Gold

“I loved making movies…” ~ was born Bette on Setember 9, 1924 in Washington D.C. to Bettie and Charles Dean McLean Greer, Jr. At age 15, an attack of palsy left her face partially paralyzed. She claimed that it was through facial exercises to over... Read full article


Bitches and Blaggards: James Mason and

By FlickChick on Apr 28, 2012 From A Person in the Dark

This is the fourth in the "Bitches and Blaggards" series; monthly posts devoted to my favorite movie bad girls and rogues. A bitch is a selfish, malicious woman. A blaggard is a villain, a rogue and a black-hearted man. Both are bad, both are devastatingly alluring. This was one ... Read full article


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Companion until his death of Frank London (1963 - 31 January 2001)

Howard Hughes became attracted to Greer and brought her to Hollywood after he saw her in newsreels, and in Life magazine, modeling army uniforms for women. Deciding that Bettejane was too "ingenuish", she shortened her name to Jane for her billing in the film, Dick Tracy (1945).

Quickly married crooner Rudy Vallee after fleeing a possessed Howard Hughes, who discovered her on a WWII poster and kept her virtually a prisoner during her first few months. An enraged Hughes pressured her and ruined the marriage. She returned to Hughes and her contract.

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