Jan Miner

Jan Miner
1917 - 2004

Jan Miner  American Actress


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Jan Miner passed away on 15th Feb 2004 aged 86.


Jan Miner was previously married to Richard Merrell.


American Actress Jan Miner was born on 15th October, 1917 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA and passed away on 15th Feb 2004 Bethel, Connecticut, USA aged 86. She is most remembered for Manicurist Madge for Palmolive dish detergent. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Jan Miner is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Boston, Massachusetts, American radio actresses and American stage actresses.


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First Name Jan
Last Name Miner
Alternative Name Janice Miner
Age 86 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th October, 1917
Birthplace Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died 15th February, 2004
Place of Death Bethel, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Natural causes
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Manicurist Madge for Palmolive dish detergent
Year(s) Active 1944–2004

Jan Miner (October 15, 1917 – February 15, 2004) was an American actress of film, television, radio and stage, but was best known for her iconic role as the character of Madge the manicurist, in a 27-year series of television commercials as a spokesmodel for Colgate Palmolive dish-washing detergent, from the 1960s until the early 1990s.

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Jan Miner86 LibraActress
Richard Merrell73 CancerActor


Remember WENN1996Aunt AgathaTV Show
Gertrude Stein and a Companion!1991Gertrude SteinTV Movie
Mermaids1990Mother SuperiorMovie
Law & Order1990Edna HodgeTV Show
Paper Dolls1984Booker #2TV Show
Endless Love1981Mrs. SwitzerMovie
Cagney & Lacey1981Stella WallTV Show
Willie & Phil1980Maria KaufmanMovie
F.D.R.: The Last Year1980DaisyTV Movie
One Day at a Time1975Rose StegemullerTV Show
Lenny1974Sally MarrMovie
Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers1974Marge DreyfussTV Show
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Mrs. AbbottTV Show
Great Performances1971Nurse GuinnessTV Show
The Swimmer1968Lillian HunsackerMovie
N.Y.P.D.1967Mrs. MatthewsTV Show
The Jackie Gleason Show1966Stella the Makeup LadyTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Lee StevensTV Show
Ten Girls Ago1962Aunt MinnieMovie
The Defenders1961Mrs. Berger, Mrs. ThomasTV Show
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond1959Grace HarknessTV Show
Deadline1959AlmaTV Show
Naked City1958Superintendent, Rosie Wilkin, Lia WallaceTV Show
True Story1957Martha Sims, Kate, AdaTV Show
Caesar's Hour1954Guest starTV Show
The Man Behind the Badge1953TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Crime Photographer1951Ann WilliamsTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Spry CommercialsTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950Melinda Phillips, Irene, Jennie WardTV Show
Cameo Theatre1950TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948MotherTV Show
Lights Out1946Mrs. Leon JacksonTV Show
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