At age 12 was playing piano for a silent screen movie house.
Her name served as the inspiration for the name of the Superman character Lois Lane.
Married five times. No children.
Played vaudeville and appeared on Broadway with sister Leota Lane.
Typically a hard-edged gal in movies, she was nevertheless more famous for a series of Warner Bros. tearjerkers with sisters Rosemary Lane and Priscilla Lane.