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Janet Reade (1910–1943)

Janet Reade was born Helen Dorothy Rulon on July 21, 1910, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City and started her career as a dancer with the Ziegfeld Follies. At the age of twenty she landed her first lead role in the Broadway show Ballyhoo Of 1930. Janet married Walter Batchelor, a theatre manager, but the marriage was ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mild West
Sky High
Sky High Actress
Henry the Ache
Henry the Ache Catherine Howard
Here Comes Flossie!
Here Comes Flossie! Flossie Walters


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 1937 Playboy Number One (Short)
Dolly Hackenschmidt
 1933 Here Comes Flossie! (Short)
Flossie Walters
 1933 The Mild West (Short)
 1933 Paul Revere, Jr. (Short)
Martha Washington Jones / Lula
 1931 The Season's Greetings (Short)
 1931 The Smiling Lieutenant
Lily (uncredited)
 1931 Sky High (Short)
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 1933 The Mild West (Short) (performer: "I Can Take 'em Every Time", "Broadway Bubble", "A Little Too Late" - uncredited)
 1933 Paul Revere, Jr. (Short) (performer: "Oh, Paul", "Sugar" - uncredited)
 1931 The Season's Greetings (Short) (performer: "Many Happy Returns of the Day" - uncredited)

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Fell into alcoholism in the early 1930s when her career started to slip away. Retired in 1937 after filming a short Playboy Number One (1937). The rest of her life was tabloid news with her being involved with (and marrying, at separate times) both Pat Rooney and Pat Rooney Jr., whom she performed with in stage revues and nightclub shows. See more »


Platinum blonde hair


The Dynamo of Vaudeville

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