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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:
29
First Appeared:
In the movie His Supreme Moment 1925-04-12
Latest Project:
Movie Limelight 1937-06-23
Known For
Poster of Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Poster of Lonesome Ladies
Poster of The Monkey Talks
Poster of Across the Pacific
Filmography
Movie Limelight Ray Madison 1937-06-23
Movie The Week End Mystery Unknown 1931-12-01
Movie A Notorious Affair One of Paul's Admirers (uncredited) 1930-04-26
Movie Show Girl in Hollywood Frank Buelow's Premiere Guest 1930-04-20
Movie Hell's Angels Baroness Von Kranz 1930-11-15
Movie The Bridge of San Luis Rey Doña Carla 1929-03-30
Movie Scandal Vera 1929-04-27
Movie Bare Knees Jane Longworth 1928-02-01
Movie Burning Daylight Unknown 1928-03-10
Movie Melody of Love Flo Thompson 1928-10-10
Movie The Patsy Grace Harrington 1928-04-22
Movie The Yellow Lily Mademoiselle Julie 1928-05-28
Movie The Beloved Rogue The Abbess 1927-03-12
Movie Lonesome Ladies Mrs. St. Clair 1927-07-03
Movie Upstream The Soubrette 1927-01-30
Movie The Monkey Talks Masisie 1927-02-20
Movie The Crystal Cup Polly Pleyden 1927-10-16
Movie Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans The Manicure Girl 1927-11-04
Movie The Fair Co-Ed Betty 1927-10-22
Movie The Poor Nut Julia Winters 1927-08-06
Movie Footloose Widows Mrs. Drew 1926-06-19
Movie The Love Toy The Bride 1926-02-13
Movie The Passionate Quest Unknown 1926-07-10
Movie Why Girls Go Back Home Model 1926-03-01
Movie The Honeymoon Express Estelle 1926-09-02
Movie My Official Wife Demimondaine 1926-10-16
Movie Across the Pacific Claire Marsh 1926-10-02
Movie Don Juan Donna Isobel 1926-08-06
Movie His Supreme Moment Undetermined Role (uncredited) 1925-04-12