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Jane Cowl (1884–1950)

Jane Cowl was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 14, 1884. Jane was one of the fine stage actresses of her time, who eventually found her way onto the silver screen in 1915 in Garden of Lies (1915). She appeared (and became a playwright) on Broadway from 1903-47; acted in The Spreading Dawn (1917) in 1917 but she stepped away from films for... See full bio »

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 1953 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Smilin' Through (1953) ... (play)
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Smilin' Through (1953) ... (play)
 1941 Smilin' Through (based on the play by)
 1932 Smilin' Through (play "Smiling Through")
 1928 Lilac Time (play)
 1924 Flapper Wives (play "The Flaming Sign")
 1922 Smilin' Through (play "Smiling Through" - as Alan Langdon Martin)
 1919 A Temperamental Wife (play "Informatiton Please")
 1918 Daybreak (play)
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 1951 Payment on Demand
Mrs. Emily Hedges
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Mrs. Harkness
 1950 The Secret Fury
Aunt Clara Ewing
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Mrs. Laing
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Jane Cowl (uncredited)
 1917 The Spreading Dawn
Patricia Mercer Vanderpyl
 1915 Garden of Lies
Eleanor Mannering / Princess Eleanor

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The First Mrs. Fraser (Revival). Written by St. John Ervine. Directed by Harold Young. Shubert Theatre: 5 Nov 1947- 9 Dec 1947 (38 performances). Cast: Jane Cowl (as "Janet Fraser") [final Broadway role], Henry Daniell, Reginald Mason, Frances Tannehill, Kendall Clark, Hazel Jones, Emily Lawrence, Lexford Richards. Produced by ... See more »

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Alan Langdon Martin

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Wrote with Jane Murfin under the pseudonym Alan Langdon Martin. See more »

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