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Jane Cowl (1884–1950)


Jane Cowl was born in Boston, Massachusetts on December 14, 1884. Jane was one of the fine stage actresses of her time, who eventually found her way onto the silver screen in 1915 in Garden of Lies (1915). She appeared (and became a playwright) on Broadway from 1903-47; acted in The Spreading Dawn (1917) in 1917 but she stepped away from films for... See full bio »

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Known For

Garden of Lies
Garden of Lies Eleanor Mannering / Princess Eleanor
(1915)
Payment on Demand
Payment on Demand Emily Hedges
(1951)
Smilin' Through
(1941)
The Secret Fury
The Secret Fury Aunt Clara Ewing
(1950)

Filmography

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 1953 Ponds Theater (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Smilin' Through (1953) ... (play)
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Smilin' Through (1953) ... (play)
 1941 Smilin' Through (based on the play by)
 1932 Smilin' Through (play)
 1928 Lilac Time (play)
 1924 Flapper Wives (play "The Flaming Sign")
 1922 Smilin' Through (play "Smiling Through" - as Alan Langdon Martin)
 1919 A Temperamental Wife (play "Informatiton Please")
 1918 Daybreak (play)
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 1951 Payment on Demand
Emily Hedges
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Mrs. Harkness
 1950 The Secret Fury
Aunt Clara Ewing
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Mrs. Laing
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Jane Cowl (uncredited)
 1917 The Spreading Dawn
Patricia Mercer Vanderpyl
 1915 Garden of Lies
Eleanor Mannering / Princess Eleanor
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Crowded Hour. Written by Edgar Selwyn and Channing Pollock. Selwyn Theatre: 22 Nov 1918- Mar 1919 (closing date unknown/139 performances). Cast: Franklyn Ardell, Andy Aubrey, John Black, Michelette Burani, Orme Caldara, Henry Call, Jane Cowl, Jules Epailly, Mabel Godding, Sidney Hall, George LeSoir, Christine Norman, Burni ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 8 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Langdon Martin
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Trivia:

Wrote with Jane Murfin under the pseudonym Alan Langdon Martin. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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