Classic Movie Hub (CMH)
 
 

Jane Withers Overview:

Legendary actress, Jane Withers, was born on Apr 12, 1926 in Atlanta, GA. As of December 2018, Jane Withers was 92 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

.

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Jane Withers's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #51 on Nov 6, 1939. Withers was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

TCMFF 2013… INTERVIEW…

By Christy Putnam on May 28, 2013 From Christy Putnam

The Vanity Fair party, 2013. The big hit of the evening? When Lulu sang “To Sir, With Love.” In April of 2011, I was fortunate enough to meet , Anne Jeffreys and the late Ann Rutherford at the Vanity Fair party after the Gala screening of An American in Paris. an... Read full article


My Interview with

on May 17, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

I was beyond honored to be able to speak with actress at the beginning of the month.? If you’ve watched any of her films, her distinctive voice and exuberant personality haven’t changed in her 87-years on this Earth (she just had a birthday April 12th), and she’s sweet... Read full article


Mini Tribute: Child Star

By Annmarie Gatti on Apr 12, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born April 12, 1926 Child Star ! Happy Birthday — who turns 87 years old today!? Withers ‘big break’ came at age 8 when she won her first credited film role –as the brat who ‘terrorizes’ Shirley Temple in Bright Eyes. That role won her a ... Read full article


See all articles

Jane Withers Quotes:

Anita Smythe: You must practice your piano. You won't have to practice again until after Santa Claus comes.
Joy Smythe: There ain't any Santa Claus!
Anita Smythe: Don't say ain't, darling, say isn't.
Joy Smythe: Ain't, ain't, ain't!
J. Wellington Smythe: What's all this noise about?
Joy Smythe: Mama wants me to practice, and I don't wanna!
J. Wellington Smythe: You must do as your mother says.
Joy Smythe: No, I ain't gonna!
J. Wellington Smythe: Now, see here ...
Anita Smythe: Now, darling, remember what the psychoanalyst said. The child mind must never be coerced. One must use reason and persuasion. Now, dear, practice your piano and Mama will buy you something nice.
Joy Smythe: What?
Anita Smythe: Anything you like. What do you especially want?
Joy Smythe: A machine gun!


[first lines]
[Jane brings flowers to Wild Bill Carson's grave]
Jane Pritchard: Gosh, I wish I'da known Wild Bill.
Will Carson: You know, Janey, you're the first and only Pritchard to honor Granddad.
Jane Pritchard: Oh, why shouldn't I - he deserves it. Besides, I think it's just about time all this feuding stopped... and you could stop it if you were only half the man your Granddad was!


Joy Smythe: Let's play hospital. I'll be the doctor, and you'll be the nurse. We'll get a big knife out of the kitchen and operate on your doll.
Shirley Blake: I don't want Mary Lou to be operated on.
Joy Smythe: I don't care. You have to play the way I want to.
Shirley Blake: I don't, either.
Joy Smythe: Yes, you do because this is my house and my yard and you're nothing but an old charity.
Shirley Blake: I am not!
Joy Smythe: Yes, you are because I heard my papa tell my mama so.


read more quotes from Jane Withers...



Share this page:
Featuring
(1956)
Sun. 03 Mar. 03:15 AM EST

See Today's TCM Schedule >>
Also an Aries






See All Aries >>
Grauman's Imprints

Also at Grauman's




See All Imprint Ceremonies >>
Jane Withers on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame



See All Walk of Fame Stars >>
Jane Withers Facts
Second husband Kenneth Errair was one of the original members of the classic pop group the Four Freshmen. He had long since retired from performing to become a successful businessman at the time of his death in a 1968 plane crash.

TV's A&E Biography series did a tribute to Jane and her career on September 25, 2003.

At the age of three she was singing, dancing and imitating W.C. Fields on a professional level, starring as Dixie's Dainty Dewdrop on the radio show "Aunt Sally's Kiddie Club."

See All Related Facts >>
Related Lists
Create a list


See All Related Lists >>