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JANE GREER BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Jane Greer was born on September 9th, 1924 in Washington D.C. with the birth name BetteJane Greer, born to parents Bettie and Charles Dean McLean Greer Jr.  Her career in entertainment began as a working model during her teenage years and then pursuing a career as a big band singer. 
 
In 1942, she posed for the cover of Life Magazine and was seen by director, Howard Hughes who took an interest in her and invited her to relocate to Hollywood and pursue a career as an actress.  After only living in California one year she met and married a man by the name of Rudy Vallee who was twenty two years older than her.
 
She did not let her personal life have any affect on her acting career and one year later she and Vallee divorced and she returned to her contract with Hughes.  Greer began appearing in such films as, "Dick Tracy" (1945), "Out of the Past" (1947), "They Won't Believe Me" (1947) and "The Big Steal" (1949).  She was bet known for her role in, "Out of the Past" where she portrayed femme fatale, Kathie Moffat.
 
As her career entered the 1950's, Greer worked on more films such as, "You're in the Navy Now" (1951), "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1952), "Run for the Sun" (1956) and "The Man of a Thousand Faces" (1957) starring James Cagney
 
Along with her career as a film actress, she made appearances on such television series as, "Bonanza", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Quincy, M.E.", "Murder, She Wrote", "Columbo", "Falcon Crest" and "Twin Peaks".
 
After her first marriage came to an end, Greer married Edward Lasker in 1947 and together they had three children and remained married until 1963.  Greer did not re-marry, but did have a long standing relationship with Frank London until he passed away in  January 2001.  Six months later, on August 24th, 2001 Jane Greer passed away from cancer at the age of seventy six in Los Angeles, California.  Her remains are interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles. 

 
Filmography

1996   Perfect Mate 

1990   Twin Peaks 

1989   Immediate Family

1989   Heartbeat 

1988   Murder, She Wrote

1986   Just Between Friends

1984-1985  Falcon Crest 

1984   Against All Odds

1982   The Shadow Riders

1979   Quincy, M.E.

1975   Columbo 

1973   The Outfit

1965   Billie 

1964   Where Love Has Gone 

1964   Burke's Law

1961   Thriller 

1960   Stagecoach West 

1957-1960  Zane Grey Theater

1959   Bonanza 

1959   Alfred Hitchcock Presents 

1958   Playhouse 90 

1958   Suspicion 

1957   Man of a Thousand Faces

1953-1957  The Ford Television Theatre

1956   Run for the Sun

1955   Celebrity Playhouse 

1953   The Revlon Mirror Theater 

1953   Down Among the Sheltering Palms 

1953   The Clown 

1952   Desperate Search 

1952   The Prisoner of Zenda

1952   You for Me 

1951   You're in the Navy Now 

1951   The Company She Keeps 

1949   The Big Steal 

1948   Station West 

1947   Out of the Past

1947   They Won't Believe Me 

1947   Sinbad the Sailor 

1946   The Bamboo Blonde

1946   Sunset Pass 

1946   The Falcon's Alibi 

1945   Dick Tracy 

1945   George White's Scandals

1945   Two O'Clock Courage

1945   Pan-Americana
 





Matinee Classics - Jane Greer nee Bettejane Greer
Matinee Classics - You're in the Navy Now starring Gary Cooper, Jane Greer, Millard Mitchell, Eddie Albert, John McIntyre, Ray Collins, Jack Webb, Richard Erdman, Charles Bronson, Harry Von Zell, Ed Begley, Harvey Lembeck, Lee Marvin and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - You're in the Navy Now starring Gary Cooper, Jane Greer, Millard Mitchell, Eddie Albert, John McIntyre, Ray Collins, Jack Webb, Richard Erdman, Charles Bronson, Harry Von Zell, Ed Begley, Harvey Lembeck, Lee Marvin and Jack Warden
Matinee Classics - Man of a Thousand Faces starring James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau, Jim Backus, Robert Evans, Celia Lovsky, Jeanne Cagney, Jack Albertson, Roger Smith, Robert Lyden, Rickie Sorensen, Dennis Rush, Nolan Leary and Simon Scott
Matinee Classics - Out of the Past starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie, Virginia Huston, Paul Valentine, Dickie Moore and Ken Niles
Matinee Classics - Out of the Past starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie, Virginia Huston, Paul Valentine, Dickie Moore and Ken Niles


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