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Jane Winton

From Wikipedia Jane Winton (October 10, 1905 - September 22, 1959) was a movie actress, dancer, opera soprano, writer, and painter. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the 1920s she began her stage career as a dancer with the Ziegfeld Follies. After coming to the west coast Winton became known as the green-eyed goddess of Hollywood. Her film appearances include roles in Tomorrow's Love (1925), Why Girls Go Back Home (1926), Sunrise, The Crystal Cup and The Fair Coed (1927), Burning Daylight, Melody of Love and The Patsy (1928), Scandal and Show Girl in Hollywood (1929), and The Furies and Hell's Angels (1930). Winton played Donna Isobel, the mother of the title character, in Don Juan (1926). The film starred John Barrymore and Mary Astor. The movie was billed as the first film made in Vitaphone, a new invention which synchronized sound with motion pictures. Modern talking pictures began with the Vitaphone. After leaving Hollywood, Winton performed various operatic roles both in the United States and abroad. In 1933 she was with the National Grand Opera Company for their production of I Pagliacci. She sang Nedda. She starred in the operetta Caviar. In England she became noted for her singing and work in radio. Jane Winton died in 1959 at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.


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Born:
Oct 10, 1905 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
28
First Appeared:
Movie Limelight 1937-06-23
Latest Project:
In the movie His Supreme Moment 1925-04-12
Known For
Poster of The Week End Mystery
Poster of Bare Knees
Poster of The Monkey Talks
Poster of My Official Wife
Filmography
Movie Limelight Ray Madison
Movie The Week End Mystery Unknown
Movie Hell's Angels Baroness Von Kranz
Movie A Notorious Affair One of Paul's Admirers (uncredited)
Movie Show Girl in Hollywood Brunette Actress with Frank Buelow at Premiere
Movie The Bridge of San Luis Rey Doña Carla
Movie Melody of Love Flo Thompson
Movie The Yellow Lily Mademoiselle Julie
Movie The Patsy Grace Harrington
Movie Burning Daylight Unknown
Movie Bare Knees Jane Longworth
Movie Upstream The Soubrette
Movie The Monkey Talks Masisie
Movie The Beloved Rogue The Abbess
Movie The Poor Nut Julia Winters
Movie Lonesome Ladies Mrs. St. Clair
Movie The Crystal Cup Polly Pleyden
Movie The Fair Co-Ed Betty
Movie Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans The Manicure Girl
Movie My Official Wife Demimondaine
Movie Across the Pacific Claire Marsh
Movie The Honeymoon Express Estelle
Movie Don Juan Donna Isobel
Movie The Passionate Quest Unknown
Movie Footloose Widows Mrs. Drew
Movie Why Girls Go Back Home Model
Movie The Love Toy The Bride
Movie His Supreme Moment Undetermined Role (uncredited)