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Jane turned down a full scholarship to study violin at Juilliard, opting to spend four years studying acting at the Pasadena Playhouse. She got her start acting in radio, working on Lux Radio Theatre and the Whistler. Her first brief marriage to a Navy pilot ended when he was killed in action during World War II. Shortly after marrying Tom Turnage... See full bio »

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 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Babette DuLoque
- Ghost Wolf (1953) ... Babette DuLoque
 1951-1952 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Meg Owens / Marguerita Bolton
- The Range Master (1952) ... Meg Owens
- Law of the Six Guns (1951) ... Marguerita Bolton
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Maria Delgada
- The Alien Smuggler Story (1952) ... Maria Delgada
 1951 Street Bandits
Jane Phillips, Secretary
 1951 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
- Silver Stage Holdup (1951) ... Peggy
 1950 Law of the Panhandle
Margie Kendal
 1950 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Miss Harley
- Boomerang (1950) ... Miss Harley
 1949 Western Renegades
Judy Gordon
 1949 Angels in Disguise
First Pretty Nurse (uncredited)
 1949 Tarzan's Magic Fountain
Native Girl in Mountain Village (uncredited)
 1948 He Walked by Night
Nurse Scanion (uncredited)
 1946 Lawless Breed
Marjorie 'Maggie' Bradley
 1946 Gunman's Code
Laura Burton
 1946 Rustler's Round-up
Josephine Fremont
 1946 The Runaround
Miss Webster (uncredited)
 1946 Night in Paradise
Lotus (uncredited)
 1946 Lost City of the Jungle
Marjorie Elmore
 1946 Smooth as Silk
Susan Marlowe
 1945 House of Dracula
 1945 This Love of Ours
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1945 Lady on a Train
Circus Club Photographer (uncredited)
 1945 Code of the Lawless
Julie Randall (as Poni Adams)
 1945 Trail to Vengeance
Dorothy Jackson (as Poni Adams)
 1945 Salome Where She Danced
Salome Girl (as Poni Adams)
 1942 So You Want to Give Up Smoking (Short)
Smoker (uncredited)
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Poni Adams


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Husband Thomas Turnage was a decorated Major General with the Army who earned the Distinguished Service Medal and Bronze Star. He later served as the last administrator for the Veterans Administration before the VA became a cabinet department during Ronald Reagan's presidential term. See more »

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