Jan Sterling

Born Apr 3, 1921
Hometown City of New York
Died Mar 26, 2004
Death Place Los Angeles
Religion Christian
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Nationality American

Jan Sterling was an American actress. Most active in films during the 1950s, Sterling received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The High and the Mighty (1954), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the same performance. Her best performance is often recognized as the "sluttish, opportunistic wife" opposite Kirk Douglas in Billy Wilder's 1951 Ace in the Hole.… Read More

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1921 Birth Born on April 3, 1921.


2004 83 Years Old Sterling died three months later on March 26, 2004, eight days before her 83rd birthday, in the Woodlands Hills section of Los Angeles.
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