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Janet Gaynor

Actress + Painter
Female
Born Oct 6, 1906
Hometown Germantown
Died Sep 14, 1984
Death Place Palm Springs, Cal...
Height 5' (152 cm)
Nationality American
Other Names Gainor, Laura Aug...

Janet Gaynor was an American actress and painter. One of the most popular actresses of the silent film era, in 1928 Gaynor became the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances in three films: Seventh Heaven (1927), Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) and Street Angel (1928). This was the only occasion on which an actress has won one Oscar for multiple film roles. This rule would be changed three years later by AMPAS.… Read More

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1906 Birth Born on October 6, 1906.

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1984 78 Years Old She died on September 14, 1984, at the age of 77, largely because of the aftermath of a traffic accident in San Francisco two years earlier; specifically, her death resulted from complications following several operations. … Read More
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