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Jan Miner (1917–2004)

Jan Miner was born on October 15, 1917 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Janice Miner. She was an actress, known for Lenny (1974), Mermaids (1990) and Endless Love (1981). She was married to Richard Merrell and Terry O'Sullivan. She died on February 15, 2004 in Bethel, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Aunt Agatha
- Scott Sherwood of the F.B.I. (1997) ... Aunt Agatha
 1994 Law & Order (TV Series)
Edna Hodge
- Golden Years (1994) ... Edna Hodge
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Mrs. Abbott
- Stood Up! (1990) ... Mrs. Abbott
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Booker #2
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Booker #2
 1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Stella Wall
- Hopes and Dreams (1983) ... Stella Wall
 1981 Endless Love
Mrs. Switzer
 1980 Willie & Phil
Maria Kaufman
 1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year (TV Movie)
 1978 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Rose Stegemuller
- The New Owner (1978) ... Rose Stegemuller
 1974 Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers (TV Series)
Marge Dreyfuss
- All's Well That Ends (1974) ... Marge Dreyfuss
- Smart Move (1974) ... Marge Dreyfuss
- Ben and Marge Are Back (1974) ... Marge Dreyfuss
 1974 Lenny
Sally Marr
 1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Stella the Makeup Lady
- The Honeymooners: The Honeymoon Is Over (1969) ... Stella the Makeup Lady
 1968 The Swimmer
Lillian Hunsacker
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Mrs. Matthews
- To Catch a Hero (1967) ... Mrs. Matthews
 1963-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mrs. Harmon / Lee Stevens
- The Unwanted (1963) ... Mrs. Harmon
- Ordeal (1963) ... Mrs. Harmon
 1963-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mrs. Berger / Mrs. Thomas
- Comeback (1964) ... Mrs. Berger
- The Weeping Baboon (1963) ... Mrs. Thomas
 1958-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Superintendent / Rosie Wilkin / Lia Wallace / ...
- Kill Me While I'm Young So I Can Die Happy! (1962) ... Superintendent
- Sweet Prince of Delancey Street (1961) ... Rosie Wilkin
- A Death of Princes (1960) ... Lia Wallace
- Turn of Events (1959) ... Elsie Knauf
- Stakeout (1958) ... Wilma Rogan
 1962 Ten Girls Ago (TV Movie)
Aunt Minnie
 1959 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Grace Harkness
- The Inheritance (1959) ... Grace Harkness
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
- Clean Kill (1959) ... Alma
 1957-1958 True Story (TV Series)
Martha Sims / Kate / Ada
- The Man in 1-B (1958) ... Martha Sims
- Girl in Hotel (1957) ... Kate
- Tea Is for Terror (1957) ... Ada
 1950-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Melinda Phillips / Irene / Jennie Ward / ...
- The Liar (1957)
- The Company Wife (1956) ... Melinda Phillips
 1957 Caesar's Hour (TV Series)
Guest star
- Episode #3.30 (1957) ... Guest star
 1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Julie (1955) ... Mother
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Spry Commercials
- Hold Back the Dawn (1954) ... Spry Commercials
 1953 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Allen of Harper (1953)
 1951 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Strange Identity (1951)
 1951 Crime Photographer (TV Series)
Ann Williams
 1949 Lights Out (TV Series)
Mrs. Leon Jackson
- Long Distance (1949) ... Mrs. Leon Jackson
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Radio: Appeared (as "Julie Paterno") on the serial "Hilltop House". See more »

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Personal Quote:

"I'd dip my hands in Palmolive the rest of my life," (reflecting on her past experience in Palmolive commercials gave her the ability to pick and choose her theater roles)


Best known on film as Lenny Bruce's mom, Sally Marr, in the film Lenny (1974). See more »

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