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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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Stepmother of Pat Rooney Jr.. See more »


Platinum blonde hair


The Dynamo of Vaudeville

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