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About Jayne Meadows
Meadows was an American actress and an author who chalked up many Emmy nominations as a result of her outstanding performances in the industry.
She was the eldest daughter of Rev. Francis James Meadows Cotter and Ida Miller Taylor. She was the sister of the renowned actress Audrey Meadows.
She ended her first marriage in 1954 with Milton Krims and that same year, she exchanged vows with the famous media personality Steve Allen and had a son with him
As an actress, the first major work she appeared in was in “F.O.B. Vienna”, an episode in the series “Suspense”, in which she was cast as a reporter called Helen Brady. The series saw her act alongside Walter Matthau.
Meadows also appeared as a panelist for the shows “I’ve Got a Secret” and “What’s my Line”.
Other films she appeared in include “Lady in the Lake”, “Song of the Thin Man”, “Enchantment” and “David and Bathsheba”. In the latter, which was released in 1951, she acted alongside Dennis Hoey, William Severn and Paul Newlan.
She appeared in an episode of the 1990s series “Homicide: Life on the Street” with her husband Steve Allen.
In addition to the various Emmy Award nominations, she received a number of honors and awards. She received a Cosmopolitan Award for the “Finest Dramatic Performance of 1949”. The award was for her performance in the movie “Enchantment”. In the romantic film, which was directed by filmmaker Irving Reis, she starred alongside Teresa Wright, David Niven and Evelyn Keyes.
She was part of the NBC interview program titled “Here’s Hollywood”.
Jayne Meadows died from natural causes in 2015, aged 95.
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F.A.Q. about Jayne Meadows
When is her birthday?
Jayne Meadows' birthday is on September 27, 1919.
In how many days is her birthday?
Jayne's birthday is in 235 days
How old was Jayne when she died?
She was 95 years old.
When did she die?
She died in April 26, 2015.
How old would she be today?
Jayne Meadows would be 103 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Jayne from?
She was born in Wu-ch'ang, China (present-day Wuchang, Heilongjiang, China).