Posts Tagged ‘Dorothy Janis’

Dorothy Janis Obituary

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

OBITUARY

Actress Dorothy Janis dies: one of the last silent screen performers

 

 

(PHOTO: Chickeyonthego/flickr)

 

By Andre Soares
Alternative Film Guide
March 11, 2020

 

Dorothy Janis, who made a few film appearances at the dawn of the sound era and was the widow of bandleader Wayne King, died Wednesday morning in the Phoenix suburb of Paradise Valley, according to musician Lew Williams, who received the news from Janis’ granddaughter. Janis, one of the last surviving performers to have played at least one major role in silent films, was either 98 or 100, depending on the source.

 

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Dorothy Janis’ 100th Birthday

Friday, February 19th, 2010

100th BIRTHDAY

Dorothy Janis

 

 

AMERICAN ACTRESS

 

BORN: February 19, 1910, Dallas, Texas

 

Currently living in Arizona

 

Click below to watch Dorothy Janis and Ramon Novarro in a scene from “The Pagan” (1929)

 

 

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