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Jane Frazee

A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journeyed to Hollywood, but the act broke up when Ruth failed her screen tests and Jane passed hers. Jane was quite attractive with a pleasant singing voice, and went on to play in numerous westerns and light musicals after signing with Republic Pictures. She later appeared in a number of films for Universal Pictures, which put her to the test by having her warble amidst the antics of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Buck Privates (1941) and Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson in Hellzapoppin' (1941). She married actor/director Glenn Tryon in 1942 and had a son, Timothy, but the couple divorced in 1947. Moving into TV guest appearances in the early 1950s, Jane later retired and started a successful real estate business. She died in Newport Beach, California at age 67 following complications from a stroke on September 6, 1985.


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Born:
Jul 18, 1918 In Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
43
First Appeared:
In the movie Melody and Moonlight 1940-10-10
Latest Project:
Movie So You Want a Model Railroad 1955-08-27
Known For
Poster of Racket Squad
Poster of The Gene Autry Show
Poster of She's a Sweetheart
Poster of Hi'ya, Chum
Filmography
Movie So You Want a Model Railroad Alice McDoakes 1955-08-27
Movie So You Want to Know Your Relatives Alice McDoakes (uncredited) 1954-12-18
Series Adventures of Superman Unknown 1952-09-19
Movie Rhythm Inn Carol Denton 1951-02-11
Series Racket Squad Unknown 1951-06-07
Series The Gene Autry Show Unknown 1950-07-23
Series Beulah Alice Henderson 1950-10-03
Movie The Gay Ranchero Betty Richards 1948-01-14
Movie Incident Marion Roberts 1948-10-30
Movie Under California Stars Caroline Bullfincher 1948-04-30
Movie Last of the Wild Horses Jane Cooper 1948-12-27
Movie Grand Canyon Trail Carol Martin aka Carol Vanderpool 1948-11-04
Movie Calendar Girl Patricia O'Neill 1947-01-31
Movie On the Old Spanish Trail Candy 1947-10-15
Movie Springtime in the Sierras Taffy Baker 1947-07-15
Movie A Guy Could Change Barbara Adams 1946-01-27
Movie Swingin' on a Rainbow Lynn Ford 1945-09-01
Movie Ten Cents a Dance Jeanne Hollis 1945-06-07
Movie Swing in the Saddle Penny Morrow 1944-07-30
Movie Rosie the Riveter Rosalind 'Rosie' Warren 1944-04-08
Movie Beautiful But Broke Sally Richards 1944-01-28
Movie Cowboy Canteen Connie Gray 1944-02-09
Movie Kansas City Kitty Eileen Hasbrook 1944-08-24
Movie The Big Bonanza Chiquita McSweeney 1944-12-30
Movie Practically Yours Jane Frazee - Vocalist 1944-12-20
Movie She's a Sweetheart Maxine Lecour 1944-12-07
Movie Hi'ya, Chum Sunny Lee 1943-02-25
Movie Keep 'em Slugging Star of Movie House Film 1943-03-01
Movie Rhythm of the Islands Joan Holton 1943-04-16
Movie Almost Married Gloria Dobson 1942-05-22
Movie Don't Get Personal Mary Reynolds 1942-01-02
Movie What's Cookin'? Anne Payne 1942-02-20
Movie Moonlight Masquerade Vicki Forrester 1942-06-10
Movie Get Hep to Love Ann Winters 1942-10-02
Movie When Johnny Comes Marching Home Joyce Benton 1942-12-24
Movie Moonlight in Havana Gloria Jackson 1942-10-16
Movie Angels with Broken Wings Jane Lord 1941-05-27
Movie Buck Privates Judy Gray 1941-01-31
Movie San Antonio Rose Hope Holloway 1941-06-20
Movie Moonlight in Hawaii Toby Spencer 1941-10-09
Movie Sing Another Chorus Edna 1941-09-19
Movie Hellzapoppin' Kitty Rand 1941-12-25
Movie Melody and Moonlight Kay Barnett 1940-10-10