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Date of Birth 27 October 1892Quincy, Michigan, USA
Date of Death 10 August 1955Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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Jane Murfin was born on October 27, 1892 in Quincy, Michigan, USA. She was a writer and producer, known for The Women (2008), The Women (1939) and Pride and Prejudice (1940). She was married to Donald Crisp, Laurence Trimble and James Murfin. She died on August 10, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Donald Crisp (1932 - 1944) (divorced)
Laurence Trimble (1915 - 1926) (1 child)
James Murfin (1907 - 1912) (divorced)

Trivia (3)

Wrote with Jane Cowl under the pseudonym Alan Langdon Martin.
With her husband Laurence Trimble, she brought Strongheart the Dog - film's first canine star - to the United States.
American playwright and screenwriter, best known as the author of the play "Lilac Time" (1917), co-written with her actress friend Jane Cowl. Murfin started in Hollywood as a scenarist with Vitagraph in 1913. For a while, she headed her own production company (1920-26) in conjunction with her director-husband Laurence Trimble, mostly making films featuring Strongheart the Dog. Subsequently, she worked under contract as a screenwriter for RKO (1929-36) and MGM (1938-44), specialising in romantic comedies, including classics like Roberta (1935), Alice Adams (1935), Come and Get It (1936) and The Women (1939).

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