Janis Paige

Born Sep 16, 1922

Janis Paige is an American film, musical theatre, and television actress.

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1922 Birth Born on September 16, 1922.


1947 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In April 1947 Paige was crowned "Miss Damsite" and participated at the ground-breaking ceremony for the McNary Dam, on the Columbia River, alongside Cornelia Morton McNary, the Senator's widow, and Oregon's governor, Earl Snell.


1954 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Stardom came in 1954 with her role as "Babe" in the Broadway musical The Pajama Game.
1955 32 Years Old In the 1955–1956 television season, Paige starred in her own CBS situation comedy, It's Always Jan, co-starring Merry Anders. … Read More
1956 33 Years Old She married Arthur Stander, television writer and creator of It's Always Jan, in 1956 and divorced him in 1957.
1957 34 Years Old Paige made her live dramatic TV debut June 27, 1957, in "The Latch Key" on Lux Video Theatre. … Read More
1962 39 Years Old Paige married Ray Gilbert, composer and music publisher in 1962. … Read More


1975 52 Years Old She also appeared on 87th Precinct, The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, Trapper John, M.D., All in the Family, Columbo and Caroline in the City, and in the 1975 television movie John O'Hara's Gibbsville (also known as The Turning Point of Jim Malloy). … Read More
1982 59 Years Old In 1982, she appeared on St. Elsewhere as a female flasher who stalked the hallways of the hospital to "cheer up" the male patients. … Read More


1986 63 Years Old In 1986, she appeared with Richard Kline and Bert Convy on Super Password. … Read More
2001 78 Years Old In 2001, Paige found that her voice was cracking with nearly irreparable vocal-cord damage. … Read More
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