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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 29 May 1911Nebraska, USA
Date of Death 7 September 1988Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameVivian Audrey Jacobsen
Height 5' 3" (1.6 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Vivi Janiss was born on May 29, 1911 in Nebraska, USA as Vivian Audrey Jacobsen. She was an actress, known for The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955), First, You Cry (1978) and Man on the Prowl (1957). She was married to John Larch and Robert Cummings. She died on September 7, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Robert Cummings (27 February 1935 - 1943) (divorced)
John Larch (19?? - 7 September 1988) (her death)

Trivia (3)

As Vivian Janis in the 1934 Ziegfeld Follies, introduced what became the Vernon Duke standard, "I Like the Likes Of You".
Met Robert Cummings when they appeared together in the 1934 Ziegfeld Follies.
She was an occasional prime-time radio drama actress in the 50s on high quality half hour CBS radio shows such as Gunsmoke and Escape, produced in Los Angeles. In Gunsmoke episode, "The Cabin" (12-27-52), as Belle, she resigns herself to a life of prostitution after being held a month captive by two outlaws.

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