Jan Miner

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Birthday
5, 1917
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Feb 15, 2004 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1917
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Feb 15, 2004 (86)

About

She played the manicurist, Madge, in the Palmolive series of television commercials that ran for nearly 30 years.

Before Fame

She studied stage acting under Lee Strasberg, and made her debut on the Boston stage in a 1945 production of Street Scene.

Trivia

The Palmolive ads she starred in were exported abroad, and instead of Madge she was Francoise in France, Tilly in central Europe, and Marissa in Finland.

Family Life

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the only girl of four children.

Associated With

She also appeared a comedy film about Lenny Bruce in 1974.

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