Janet Gaynor

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Birthday
6, 1906
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Sep 14, 1984 (77)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1906
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Sep 14, 1984 (77)

About

One of the most popular silent film actresses who appeared in the 1927 7th Heaven and the 1937 film A Star Is Born. She won the first Academy Award for Best Actress.

Before Fame

She moved to Los Angeles after high school, where she worked at a shoe store.

Trivia

She became the first actress to receive one Academy Award for multiple performances in the same year.

Family Life

She married costume designer Adrian in 1939.

Associated With

She frequently traveled with close friend and fellow actress Mary Martin.