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Jayne Kennedy (born Jane Harrison on October 27, 1951 in Washington, D.C.) is an American actress, model and sportscaster. Jayne was crowned Miss Ohio USA 1970 (she was the first African American woman to win the title), and was one of the 10 semi-finalists in the 1970 Miss USA pageant. It was rare for an African American woman at that time to be ... See full bio »
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Body and Soul
Body and Soul Julie Winters
Ms .45
Ms .45 Seamstress
Cover Girls
Cover Girls Monique Lawrence


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 1993 Night Trap
Face in the Fire
 1988 Throb (TV Series)
Mary Rodgers
- Mary Heartless (1988) ... Mary Rodgers
 1986 227 (TV Series)
Betty Mumphry
- Washington Affair (1986) ... Betty Mumphry
 1984-1986 Benson (TV Series)
Elizabeth Burnett
- Three on a Mismatch (1986) ... Elizabeth Burnett
- Let's Get Physical (1984) ... Elizabeth Burnett
 1983 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Mrs. Jenkins
- The Moonlighter (1983) ... Mrs. Jenkins
 1980-1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Paula Woods / Pat Blake
- Mitchell & Woods (1981) ... Paula Woods
- Kidnap (1980) ... Pat Blake
 1981 Body and Soul
Julie Winters
 1981 Ms .45
 1979 Mysterious Island of Beautiful Women (TV Movie)
 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Deadly Exposure (1979) ... Linda
 1978 Death Force
Maria Russell
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
 1977 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Carolyn Hamilton
- Knockout (1977) ... Carolyn Hamilton
 1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Sgt. Janice Wesley
- Trigger Point (1977) ... Sgt. Janice Wesley
 1977 Big Time
Shana Baynes
 1977 Cover Girls (TV Movie)
Monique Lawrence
 1976 The Muthers
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Gretchen Hollander
- The Las Vegas Strangler (1976) ... Gretchen Hollander
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
- Foul on the First Play (1976) ... Janice
 1975 Let's Do It Again
Girl at Factory
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
- The Song and Dance Spy (1975) ... Louise
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Girl #3
- The Hero (1975) ... Girl #3
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
- There'll Be Some Changes Made (1974) ... Brenda
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
Girl Demonstrator
- Rocket to Oblivion (1974) ... Girl Demonstrator
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- Die Before They Wake (1974) ... Tour Guide
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
- The Last Payment (1973) ... Maylene
 1973 Shaft (TV Series)
- The Kidnapping (1973) ... Debbie
 1973 The All-American Boy
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1973 Group Marriage
 1972 Lady Sings the Blues
Louis's Date (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (38 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 9 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

The Dingaling Sisters | The Golddiggers | Jayne Kennedy Overton


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on her diagnosis]: Finally my doctor said, 'I'm going to have you tested for endometriosis. Don't worry about it, you probably don't have it but let's run the test anyway. We did an ultrasound and he said, 'Yup, you have it.' That was the first time I heard of endometriosis. See more »


She met her present husband, Bill Overton, in the 1977 movie, Cover Girls (1977), in which she starred and he played a small part. See more »

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