Jane WYMAN | Sarah Jane Mayfield

* 05.01.1917, Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA † 10.09.2007, Palm Springs, California, USA

1932 Filmdebüt unter ihrem richtigen Namen – bis 1936 ausschließlich in (meist uncredited/unerwähnten) Kleinrollen * Besuch der University of Missouri in Columbia * tritt als (Radio)sängerin (unter dem Namen Jane Durrell) auf * 1936 Vertrag bei Warner Bros. (bis 1949) – zunächst in Nebenrollen und in B-Filmen * Durchbruch erst Mitte der 40er Jahre (The Lost Weekend, The Yearling) * 1955-58 host (Moderatorin) und Schauspielerin in TV-Serie Jane Wyman Theater * 1969 letzter Kinofilm * 1981-90 Star der TV-Serie Falcon Crest (1984 Golden Globe) * verheiratet mit Ronald Reagan (2. Ehemann, 1940-48) * Genres: Komödie / Drama / Musical

FILMS (as | als Jane Wyman)

Smart Blonde (1936-USA * Frank McDonald / Dixie) 59m
The King and the Chorus Girl (1937-USA * Mervyn LeRoy / Babette Latour)
Ready, Willing and Able (1937-USA * Ray Enright / Dot)
Slim (Slim, 1937-USA * Ray Enright / Pearl)
The Singing Marine (1937-USA * Ray Enright / Joan)
Public Wedding (1937-USA * Nick Grinde / Florence Lane Burke [Flip]) 58m
Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937-USA * Alfred E. Green / Marjorie Day)*
The Spy Ring (1937/38-USA * Joseph H. Lewis / Elaine Burdette)
He Couldn't Say No (1938-USA * Lewis Seiler / Violet Coney) 57m
Wide Open Faces (1938-USA * Kurt Neumann / Betty Martin)
The Crowd Roars (Schnelle Fäuste, 1938-USA * Richard Thorpe / Vivian)
Brother Rat (1938-USA * William Keighley / Claire Adams)
Tail Spin (1938-USA * Roy Del Ruth / Alabama)
Private Detective (1939-USA * Noel M. Smith / Myrna Winslow) 55m
The Kid from Kokomo (1938/39-USA * Lewis Seiler / Miss Bronson)
Torchy Plays with Dynamite (1939-USA * Noel M. Smith / Ellen Blane [Torchy]) 59m
Kid Nightingale (1939-USA * George Amy / Judy Craig) 57m
Brother Rat and a Baby (1939-USA * Ray Enright / Claire)
An Angel from Texas (Ein Bombenerfolg, 1940-USA * Ray Enright / Marge Allen)
Flight Angels (1940-USA * Lewis Seiler / Nan Hudson)
My Love Came Back (1940-USA * Curtis Bernhardt / Joy O'Keefe)
Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940-USA * Lewis Seiler / Peggy Armstrong)
Gambling on the High Seas (1940-USA * George Amy / Laurie Ogden) 56m
Honeymoon for Three (1940-USA * Lloyd Bacon / Elizabeth Clochessy)
# Bad Men of Missouri (Die Rächer von Missouri, 1941-USA * Ray Enright ... Mary Hathaway) (03-05; 4107)
You're in the Army Now (Schrecken der 2. Kompanie, 1941-USA * Lewis Seiler / Bliss Dobson)
The Body Disappears (1941-USA * D. Ross Lederman / Joan Shotesbury)
Larceny, Inc. (Die fröhliche Gauner GmbH, 1942-USA * Lloyd Bacon / Denny Costello)
My Favorite Spy (1941/42-USA * Tay Garnett / Connie)
Footlight Serenade (1942-USA * Gregory Ratoff / Flo La Verne)
# Princess O'Rourke (Der Pilot und die Prinzessin, 1942-USA * Norman Krasna ... Jean Campbell) (07-08; 4310)
Make Your Own Bed (1943/44-USA * Peter Godfrey / Susan Courtney)
Crime by Night (1944-USA * William Clemens / Robbie Vance)
The Doughgirls (1944-USA * James V. Kern / Vivian)
Hollywood Canteen (Hollywood-Kantine, 1944-USA * Delmer Daves / Gaststar/sie selbst)
The Lost Weekend (Das verlorene Wochenende, 1945-USA * Billy Wilder / Helen St. James)
One More Tomorrow (1946-USA * Peter Godfrey / Frankie Connors)
Night and Day (Tag und Nacht denk' ich an dich, 1946-USA; R: Michael Curtiz, B: Charles Hoffman, Leo Townsend, William Bowers; Jack Moffitt, K: J. Peverell Marley, William V. Skall, ML: Leo F. Forbstein, D: Cary Grant, Alexis Smith / JW-Gracie Harris) 111/28m-Musikerbiografie
The Yearling (Die Wildnis ruft, 1946-USA * Clarence Brown / Ma Baxter)
# Cheyenne / The Wyoming Kid (Schmutzige Dollars, 1946-USA; R: Raoul Walsh, B: Alan Le May, Thames Williamson, K: Sid/ney Hickox, M: Max Steiner, D: Dennis Morgan, JW-Ann Kincaid, Janis Paige, Bruce Bennett) 99m-Western (PZ: 03-05; 4706)
Magic Town (Fremde Stadt, 1947-USA * William A. Wellman / Mary Peterman)
# Johnny Belinda (Schweigende Lippen, 1947-USA * Jean Negulesco ... Belinda McDonald) (Bühnenstück von Elmer Harris] (09-11; 4810)
A Kiss in the Dark (1948-USA * Delmer Daves / Polly Haines)
The Lady Takes a Sailor (Glück in Seenot, 1949-USA * Michael Curtiz / Jennifer Smith)
Stage Fright (Die rote Lola, 1949-GB * Alfred Hitchcock / Eve Gill)
The Glass Menagerie (Die Glasmenagerie, 1950-USA * Irving Rapper / Laura Wingfield)
Three Guys Named Mike (1950/51-USA * Charles Walters / Marcy Lewis)
Here Comes the Groom (Hochzeitsparade, 1951-USA * Frank Capra / Emmadel Jones)
The Blue Veil (Das Herz einer Mutter, 1951-USA * Curtis Bernhardt / Louise Mason)
Starlift (1951-USA * Roy Del Ruth / cameo)
The Story of Will Rogers (1952-USA * Michael Curtiz / Betty Rogers)
Just for You (Nur für dich, 1952-USA * Elliott Nugent / Carolina Hill)*
Let's Do It Again (Diese Frau vergißt man nicht, 1953-USA * Alexander Hall / Constance Stuart)
So Big (Ein Herz aus Gold, 1953-USA * Robert Wise / Selina DeJong)
Magnificent Obsession (Die wunderbare Macht, 1953-USA; R: Douglas Sirk, B: Robert Blees; Wells Root, K: Russell Metty, M: Frank Skinner, D: JW-Helen Phillips, Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush) 108m-Melodram /Roman von Lloyd C. Douglas/
Lucy Gallant (Ich will, daß du mich liebst, 1955-USA * Robert Parrish / Lucy Gallant)
# All That Heaven Allows (Was der Himmel erlaubt, 1955-USA; R: Douglas Sirk, B: Peg Fenwick, K: Russell Metty, M: Frank Skinner, D: JW-Cary Scott, Rock Hudson) 89m-Melodram
Miracle in the Rain (1955/56-USA * Rudolph Maté / Ruth Wood)
Holiday for Lovers (Ferien für Verliebte, 1959-USA * Henry Levin / Mary Dean)
Pollyanna (Alle lieben Pollyanna, 1960-USA * David Swift / Tante Polly)
Bon voyage ! (Champagner in Paris, 1961/62-USA * James Neilson / Katie Willard)
How to Commit Marriage (1969-USA * Norman Panama / Elaine Benson)

AWARDS

Academy Award (Oscar) für Johnny Belinda (beste Hauptdarstellerin, 1949)
Golden Globe für Johnny Belinda (beste Darstellerin, 1949)
Golden Globe für The Blue Veil (beste Darstellerin – Kategorie Drama, 1952)

BOOKS

Joe Morella, Edward Z. Epstein: Jane Wyman: A Biography. New York: Delacorte Press, 1985
Lawrence J. Quirk: Jane Wyman, The Actress and the Woman: An Illustrated Biography. New York: Dembner Books, 1986

Jane Wyman (english)
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