Sally Blane (1910–1997)

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Although this lovely, light brown-haired leading lady would wind up better known as one of Loretta Young's two elder acting sisters, Sally Blane nevertheless enjoyed a lively albeit modest "B" film career during the late 1920s and 1930s. The resemblance to her "A"-level sister was very strong -- the same graceful, elongated face and fawn-like, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Forbidden Company Barbara Blake
Night of Terror Mary Rinehart
Stolen Sweets Patricia Belmont
City Park Rose Wentworth


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 1954-1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Miss Ragley / Nurse #1 / Marge
- The Night the Doorbell Rang (1960) ... Miss Ragley (as Sally Foster)
- Three Minutes Too Late (1954) ... Nurse #1
- Oh, My Aching Heart (1954) ... Marge
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Miss Knox
- The Man with Many Faces (1957) ... Miss Knox
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- On a Dark Night (1956)
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mrs. Russell
- Cleanup (1955) ... Mrs. Russell
 1955 Star Stage (TV Series)
- On Trial (1955)
 1955 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
- On Trial (1955) ... Ann
 1955 A Bullet for Joey
Marie Temblay
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Eva Denning
- The Guilty Stamps (1954) ... Eva Denning
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Grenadine (1954)
 1944 La fuga
Mrs. Garland
 1939 Fighting Mad
Ann Fenwick
 1939 Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
Stella Essex
 1939 Way Down South
Claire Bouton
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Gertrude Hubbard
 1938 Numbered Woman
Ella Fritzen
 1937 Sunday Night at the Trocadero (Short)
Sally Blane
 1937 One Mile from Heaven
Barbara Harrison
 1937 Angel's Holiday
Pauline Kaye
 1937 The Great Hospital Mystery
Ann Smith
 1936 Crashing Through Danger
Ann Foster
 1935 This Is the Life
Helen Davis
 1934 The Silver Streak
Ruth Dexter
 1934 Against the Law
Martha Gray
 1934 She Had to Choose
Clara Berry
 1934 Half a Sinner
 1934 City Park
Rose Wentworth
 1934 City Limits
Helen Matthews
 1934 Stolen Sweets
Patricia Belmont
 1934 No More Women
Helen Young
 1933 Advice to the Forlorn
 1933 Crime on the Hill
Sylvia Kennett
 1933 Mayfair Girl
Brenda Mason
 1933 Night of Terror
Mary Rinehart
 1933 Trick for Trick
Constance Russell
 1933 Hello, Everybody!
Lily Smith
 1932 Boys Will Be Boys (Short)
 1932 Wild Horse Mesa
Sandy Melberne
 1932 The Pride of the Legion
Peggy Smith
 1932 Who, Me? (Short)
 1932 The Phantom Express
Carolyn Nolan
 1932 Forbidden Company
Barbara Blake
 1932 Escapade
Kay Whitney
 1932 Disorderly Conduct
Helen Burke
 1932 Probation
 1932 The Circus Show-Up (Short)
 1932 The Reckoning
 1932 Cross-Examination
Grace Varney
 1932 Running Hollywood (Short)
Sally Blane
 1932 The Local Bad Man
Marion Meade
 1931 The Law of the Sea
Betty Merton
 1931 Good Sport
 1931 X Marks the Spot
Sue Taylor
 1931 A Dangerous Affair
Marjory Randolph
 1931 Shanghaied Love
Mary Swope
 1931 The Star Witness
Sue Leeds
 1931 Annabelle's Affairs
 1931 Arabian Knights (Short)
 1931 Women Men Marry
Rose Bradley
 1931 The Champion (Short)
 1931 Ten Cents a Dance
 1931 Kane Meets Abel (Short)
 1931 The Lady Killer (Short)
 1931 Once a Sinner
Hope Patterson
 1931 Framed! (Short)
 1930 All for a Lady (Short)
 1930 The Mardi Gras (Short)
 1930 The Comeback (Short)
 1930 The Knockout (Short)
 1930 Hammer and Tongs (Short)
 1930 Kid Roberts (Short)
 1930 Little Accident
 1929 The Vagabond Lover
Jean Whitehall
 1929 Show of Shows
Performer in 'Meet My Sister' Number
 1929 Tanned Legs
Janet Reynolds
 1929 Half Marriage
 1929 The Very Idea
 1929 Cross Country Run (Short)
Co-Ed - Friend of June (uncredited)
 1929 Eyes of the Underworld
Florence Hueston
 1929 Outlawed
 1929 Wolves of the City
Helen Marsh
 1928 King Cowboy
Polly Randall
 1928 The Vanishing Pioneer
June Shelby
 1928 Fools for Luck
Louise Hunter
 1928 Horseman of the Plains
Dawn O'Day
 1928 Her Summer Hero
 1928 The Secret Hour
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1928 Dead Man's Curve
Ethel Hume
 1928 Wife Savers
 1927 Shootin' Irons
Lucy Blake
 1927 Rolled Stockings (uncredited)
 1927 Casey at the Bat
Floradora Girl
 1927 Flashing Oars (Short)
Betty Jane (uncredited)
 1927 The Cinder Path (Short)
Betty Jane (uncredited)
 1927 The Relay (Short)
Betty Jane (uncredited)
 1927 Around the Bases (Short)
Betty Jane (uncredited)
 1926 The Last Lap (Short)
Betty Jane (uncredited)
 1921 The Sheik
Arab Child (uncredited)
 1917 Sirens of the Sea
Child (as Elizabeth Jane Young)
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Alternate Names:

Sally Foster | Elizabeth Jane Young


5' 4½" (1.64 m)


Norman Foster  (his death)  (2 children)

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[about sister Loretta Young] She had more drive than the rest of us. Loretta was always really ambitious. She would turn down parts that I would have given anything to have played, but she never realized how much I wanted them. But while Loretta was concentrating on her career, I had all the beaus. See more »


One of four actress sisters, the others being Polly Ann Young, Georgiana Young and Loretta Young. Sally retired from the screen ca. 1939. See more »

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