Jan Sterling

Jan Sterling
1921 - 2004

Jan Sterling  American Actress


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Jan Sterling was previously married to Paul Douglas (1950 - 1959) and John Merivale (1941 - 1947).

Jan Sterling was in a relationship with Sam Wanamaker (1972 - 1993).


American Actress Jan Sterling was born Jan Sterling Adriance on 3rd April, 1921 in New York, New York, USA and passed away on 26th Mar 2004 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 82. She is most remembered for The Guiding Light" (1952) Mildred Foss. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Jan Sterling was in 5 on-screen matchups, including Brian Keith in Alaska Seas (1954), Chuck Connors in The Human Jungle (1954), David Macklin in Bonanza (1959), Lee Van Cleef in Bonanza (1959) and Tony Curtis in Flesh and Fury (1952).

Jan Sterling is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe (film) winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 21 years, 11 months - -
Married2 9 years, 9 months 8 years, 8 months 7 years, 7 months
Total3 21 years, 11 months 13 years, 1 month 7 years, 7 months


First Name Jan
Last Name Sterling
Full Name at Birth Jan Sterling Adriance
Alternative Name Jan Sterling Adriance, Jan Sterling
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd April, 1921
Birthplace New York, New York, USA
Died 26th March, 2004
Place of Death Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Series of Strokes
Buried St Paul's, Covent Garden, England
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress of stage, film, and television
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Guiding Light" (1952) Mildred Foss
Year(s) Active 1947–1988
Brand Endorsement Chesterfield Cigarettes (magazine advertisement)
Friend Evelyn Keyes

Jan Sterling (born Jane Sterling Adriance, April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004) was an American film, television and stage actress.

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Jan Sterling82 AriesActress
Sam Wanamaker74 GeminiActor
Paul Douglas52 AriesActor
John Merivale72 SagittariusActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Adams DouglasMale20th October, 195565 years oldPaul Douglas


Baby Boom1988BarbaraTV Show
Riptide1984Ruth DavisTV Show
Dangerous Company1982Ray's MotherTV Movie
First Monday in October1981Christine SnowMovie
My Kidnapper, My Love1980Geegee's MotherTV Movie
Backstairs at the White House1979Mrs. Lou HooverTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1978Stella VerdugoTV Show
Having Babies1976Mrs. FontreilTV Movie
Three's Company1976Judge SheffieldTV Show
Sammy Somebody1976Movie
Little House on the Prairie1974Laura Colby IngallsTV Show
Kung Fu1972Mary JenkinsTV Show
The Brian Keith Show1972Mrs. WheelerTV Show
Bracken's World1969Harriett MoranTV Show
Medical Center1969Florence BrentTV Show
The Minx1969Louise BaxterMovie
The Name of the Game1968Elsa RoarkeTV Show
The Angry Breed1968Gloria PattonMovie
The Incident1967Muriel PurvisMovie
Mannix1967Anne MarionTV Show
The Road West1966Sarah MeagenTV Show
Run for Your Life1965Clara MalloryTV Show
American in Paris1964Gloria MilesTV Show
Burke's Law1963Devora Cato, Vera SelbyTV Show
Breaking Point1963Nurse MurdochTV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963TV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Beatrice BartelTV Show
The Doctors and the Nurses1962Claire LucasTV Show
The Virginian1962Mary Beth StantonTV Show
The Dick Powell Theatre1961Chris, Selena RoyceTV Show
Love in a Goldfish Bowl1961Sandra SlideMovie
King of Diamonds1961Shelia BradfordTV Show
Adventures in Paradise1959Topaz HarmonyTV Show
Bonanza1959Dianne JordanTV Show
Riverboat1959Lorna LangtonTV Show
The Untouchables1959Francie McKayTV Show
Kraft Mystery Theater1959Guest CastTV Show
High School Confidential!1958Arlene WilliamsMovie
The Female Animal1958Lily FrayneMovie
Lux Playhouse1958Alice VincentTV Show
Naked City1958Myrtle TiloffTV Show
Kathy O'1958Celeste SaundersMovie
Pursuit1958Allison SmithTV Show
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue1957Madge PittsMovie
Goodyear Theatre1957Dr. Mary CartwrightTV Show
Suspicion1957GeorgianaTV Show
Wagon Train1957Annie Griffith, Selena HartnellTV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957Dr. Mary CartwrightTV Show
19841956Julia of the Outer PartyMovie
The Harder They Fall1956Beth WillisMovie
Playhouse 901956Helen OttTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Brenda StevensTV Show
Chevron Hall of Stars1956TV Show
Female on the Beach1955Amy RawlinsonMovie
Man with the Gun1955Nelly BainMovie
Women's Prison1955Brenda MartinMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Fran Holland, Wanda FerliniTV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955MarthaTV Show
Front Row Center1955Ruth MerrillTV Show
Stage 71955MargeTV Show
The Star and the Story1955Marje Fallon, Paula VaughanTV Show
Celebrity Playhouse1955Lil BrownTV Show
The High and the Mighty1954Sally McKeeMovie
Climax!1954Audrey Caldwell, Dinah LakeTV Show
Alaska Seas1954Nicky JacksonMovie
Return from the Sea1954FriedaMovie
The Human Jungle1954Mary AbbottMovie
Pony Express1953Denny RussellMovie
Split Second1953Dorothy 'Dottie' VailMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Gloria MilesTV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953LuciaTV Show
The Vanquished1953Rose SlaterMovie
Medallion Theatre1953TV Show
Flesh and Fury1952Sonya BartowMovie
The Ford Television Theatre1952AnnTV Show
Sky Full of Moon1952Dixie DelmarMovie
Appointment with Danger1951DodieMovie
Rhubarb1951Polly SicklesMovie
Ace in the Hole1951Lorraine MinosaMovie
The Mating Season1951BetsyMovie
Caged1950Jeta Kovsky - aka SmoochieMovie
Mystery Street1950Vivian HeldonMovie
Union Station1950Marge WrighterMovie
Lux Video Theatre1950Julia, Maggie, Mary FordTV Show
The Skipper Surprised His Wife1950Rita RossiniMovie
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse1950TV Show
Gunfire1950Flo - Saloon Girl (uncredited)Movie
Johnny Belinda1948Stella McCormickMovie
Tycoon1947Dancer at Fiesta (uncredited)Movie
Kraft Theatre1947JackieTV Show
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