Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor
1906 - 1984
Janet Gaynor  American Actress

Janet Gaynor dating history


Janet Gaynor was previously married to Paul Gregory (1964 - 1984), Adrian (1939 - 1959) and Jesse Lydell Peck (1929 - 1933).

Janet Gaynor was in relationships with Tyrone Power (1939), Richard Carlson (1938), Margaret Lindsay (1936), Robert Taylor (1935 - 1936), Lew Ayres (1933), Cesar Romero, Charles Farrell, James Stewart and Mary Martin.

Janet Gaynor had an encounter with Greta Garbo.


American Actress Janet Gaynor was born Laura Augusta Gainor on 6th October, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania USA and passed away on 14th Sep 1984 Palm Springs, California USA aged 77. She is most remembered for A Star Is Born (1937), First Best Actress. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Janet Gaynor was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Charles Farrell in 7th Heaven (1927), Henry Fonda in The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) and Robert Taylor in Small Town Girl (1936).

Janet Gaynor is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Actress Academy Award winners and People from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 21 years, 1 month 15 years, 1 month 3 years, 7 months
Dating9 86 years, 4 months 28 years, 2 months 3 months, 1 day
Encounter1 - - -
Total13 86 years, 4 months 23 years 3 months, 1 day


First Name Janet
Middle Name Augusta
Last Name Gaynor
Maiden Name Gainor
Full Name at Birth Laura Augusta Gainor
Alternative Name Lolly, Laura Augusta Gainor, Janet Gaynor
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th October, 1906
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennslyvania USA
Died 14th September, 1984
Place of Death Palm Springs, California USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Height 5' 0" (152 cm)
Weight 102lbs (46 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Light
Hair Color Red
Distinctive Feature Short, Cleft in chin
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School San Francisco Polytechnic High School
Occupation Text Actress, Painter
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame A Star Is Born (1937), First Best Actress
Year(s) Active 1924–1981, 1924–1939; 1950s-1981
Bust (inches) 33
Cup Size B
Waist (inches) 23
Hips (inches) 33
Shoe Size 4
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/129/000043000/, www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=1338, www.allmovie.com/artist/janet-gaynor-p26244, www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/janet_gaynor/
Family Member Robin Gaynor Adrian (son)
Friend Ramon Navarro, Douglas Fairbanks jr, Mary Martin
Favorite Colors Pink

Janet Gaynor (born Laura Augusta Gainor; October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an American film, stage, and television actress and painter.

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Janet Gaynor77 LibraActress
Paul Gregory95 VirgoFilm/TV Producer
Tyrone Power44 TaurusActor
Adrian56 PiscesFashion Designer
Richard Carlson65 TaurusActor
Margaret Lindsay70 VirgoActress
Robert Taylor57 LeoActor
Lew Ayres88 CapricornActor
Jesse Lydell Peck58Screenwriter
Charles Farrell89 LeoActor
James Stewart89 TaurusActor
Mary Martin76 SagittariusActress
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor
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Robin GaynorMaleAdrian


The Love Boat1977Violet HooperTV Show
Bernardine1957Mrs. Ruth WilsonMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Martha AllenTV Show
Medallion Theatre1953TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950EleanorTV Show
The Young in Heart1938George-Anne CarletonMovie
Three Loves Has Nancy1938Nancy BriggsMovie
A Star Is Born1937Esther Victoria Blodgett - aka Vicki LesterMovie
Ladies in Love1936Martha KerenyeMovie
Small Town Girl1936Kay BrannanMovie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1935Molly LarkinsMovie
One More Spring1935Elizabeth CheneyMovie
Change of Heart1934Catherine FurnessMovie
Carolina1934Joanna TateMovie
Servants' Entrance1934Hedda Nilsson aka Helga BrandMovie
State Fair1933Margy FrakeMovie
Adorable1933Princess Marie Christine, aka MitziMovie
Paddy the Next Best Thing1933Paddy AdairMovie
The First Year1932Grace LivingstonMovie
Tess of the Storm Country1932Tess HowlandMovie
Daddy Long Legs1931Judy AbbottMovie
Delicious1931Heather GordonMovie
The Man Who Came Back1931Angie RandolphMovie
Merely Mary Ann1931Mary AnnMovie
High Society Blues1930Eleanor DivineMovie
Happy Days1929Janet GaynorMovie
Lucky Star1929Mary TuckerMovie
Sunnyside Up1929Molly CarrMovie
4 Devils1928MarionMovie
Street Angel1928AngelaMovie
7th Heaven1927DianeMovie
Sunrise1927The WifeMovie
Two Girls Wanted1927Marianna WrightMovie
With Love and Hisses1927ExtraShort Film
The Horse Trader1927Short Film
45 Minutes from Hollywood1926Hotel Guest (uncredited)Short Film
Lazy Lightning1926Movie
Skinner's Dress Suit1926Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
The Blue Eagle1926Rose KellyMovie
The Johnstown Flood1926Anna BurgerMovie
The Man in the Saddle1926Doubtful (uncredited)Movie
The Shamrock Handicap1926Lady Sheila O'HaraMovie
The Return of Peter Grimm1926CatherineMovie
Don't Shoot1926GirlShort Film
The Fire Barrier1926Mildred KingShort Film
The Galloping Cowboy1926ExtraMovie
The Gunless Bad Man1926Gertrude DowellShort Film
Martin of the Mounted1926Short Film
The Midnight Kiss1926Mildred HastingsMovie
Oh What a Nurse!1926Movie
Ridin' for Love1926GirlShort Film
Fade Away Foster1926Short Film
Pep of the Lazy J1926June Adams (uncredited)Short Film
Punch in the Nose, A1926Bathing Beauty (uncredited)Short Film
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Slave Girl (uncredited)Movie
The Plastic Age1925Co-ed (uncredited)Movie
The Crook Buster1925Short Film
The Burning Trail1925Movie
Dangerous Innocence1925Movie
The Haunted Honeymoon1925Short Film
The Teaser1925Movie
Flaming Flappers1925One of the Co-Eds (uncredited)Short Film
All Wet1924Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)Short Film
Cupid's Rustler1924Movie
Young Ideas1924Movie
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Janet Gaynor’s ICE BOX COOKIES Cream one pound of butter and 1 ½ cups sugar. Add 3 eggs, one by one, beating and mixing meanwhile. Add 5 cups of flour gradually while beating the mixture. Add dates and nuts (quantity to suit) which have been chopped into small bits. Add vanilla flavoring. Shape this into a roll and put in refrigerator over night. In the morning slice into thin layers and bake in moderate oven.

MirandaDec 10, 2009

i need to know her views on prohibition, does anybody know?

cherriesforevaFeb 13, 2009

I born on 6 october as she .maybe I would look her moovies

AnnaDec 3, 2008

oh really? thats really cool. I`m doing my folio on Janet Gaynor. Its sad that noone knows about her when she was the first female actress to win an academy award.

Michelle GaynorFeb 8, 2008

Janet was my 4th cousin.

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