Lois January (1912–2006)

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Born in McAllen, Texas, Lois January trained as a dancer almost from infancy. Her mother believed that Lois and her younger brother were talented enough as dancers to make it in the movies, and she took the two children to Los Angeles for a short period to check out employment opportunities for child dancers and performers. Though she returned to ... See full bio »

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The Pace That Kills Jane Bradford aka Lil
Bar-Z Bad Men Beth Harvey
Arizona Bad Man Lucy Dunston
The Roaming Cowboy Jeannie Morgan


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 1987 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
- Double Agent (1987) ... Dowager
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
 1972-1976 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Betty / Pauline / Kate Rymer / ...
- The Highest Mountain (1976) ... Betty
- The Covenant (1975) ... Kate Rymer
- Dark Corridors (1975) ... Miss Billings
- The Latch-Key Child (1974) ... Mrs. Sloan
 1975 Lola! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Rhonda June Markay
- Bad Medicine (1974) ... Rhonda June Markay (uncredited)
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Studio Owner
- The Hunters (1974) ... Studio Owner
 1973 My Darling Daughters' Anniversary (TV Movie)
 1972 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Irate Tenant
- Bernie's Last Stand (1972) ... Irate Tenant
 1971 The Smith Family (TV Series)
- Stakeout (1971) ... Stella
 1960-1971 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Second Woman / Woman / Mrs. Hildebrandt / ...
- Fergus for Sale (1971) ... Second Woman
- Casanova O'Casey (1968) ... Woman
- What's Cooking? (1962) ... Mrs. Hildebrandt
- Chip's Party (1962) ... Mrs. Brubaker
- A Holiday for Tramp (1962) ... Mrs. Nichols
 1962 Don't Knock the Twist
Society Woman (uncredited)
 1956 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- Kathy, the Indian Giver (1956) ... Mrs. Martin
 1954 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Harry's Date
 1946 Breakfast in Hollywood
Gloria Stapleton (uncredited)
 1943 Three Cheers for the Girls (Short)
Brunette in Dressing Room - Framing Story (uncredited)
 1939 The Wizard of Oz
Emerald City Manicurist (uncredited)
 1937 Courage of the West
Beth Andrews
 1937 Moonlight on the Range
Wanda Brooks
 1937 The Red Rope
Betty Duncan
 1937 The Singing Marine
Dopey's Girl Friend (uncredited)
 1937 The Trusted Outlaw
Molly Clark
 1937 Woman Chases Man
Woman (uncredited)
 1937 Bar-Z Bad Men
Beth Harvey
 1937 Lightnin' Crandall
Sheila Shannon
 1937 The Roaming Cowboy
Jeannie Morgan
 1936 Flying Hostess
Waitress (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
Annie (uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Mr Perelin's Secretary
 1936 Rogue of the Range
Stella Lamb
 1936 Lightnin' Bill Carson
Dolores Costello
 1936 Border Caballero
Goldie Harris
 1936 Hell-Ship Morgan
Waterfront Cafe Girl (uncredited)
 1935 The Pace That Kills
Jane Bradford aka Lil
 1935 Skull and Crown
Barbara Franklin
 1935 Splendor
Lena Limering (uncredited)
 1935 The Affair of Susan
Girl in Candy Shop (uncredited)
 1935 Society Fever
Julie Prouty
 1935 Do Your Stuff (Short)
 1935 Stolen Harmony
Girl in Sextette (uncredited)
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Mulligan's Girl (uncredited)
 1935 Arizona Bad Man
Lucy Dunston
 1935 Life Returns
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
Brunette Carnival Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Tailspin Tommy
Mrs. Grant - L.A. Film Premiere, Ch. 12 (uncredited)
 1934 Embarrassing Moments
Tipsy Girl
 1934 The Human Side
High School Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Tripping Through the Tropics (Short)
 1934 The Love Captive (uncredited)
 1934 Let's Talk It Over
Alice (uncredited)
 1934 Susie's Affairs (Short)
Susie's Brunette Roomate
 1934 Stars in the Making (Short)
 1934 The Black Cat
Cultist (uncredited)
 1934 Let's Be Ritzy
 1934 The Vanishing Shadow
John Cadwell's Secretary (uncredited)
 1934 Glamour
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Uncertain Lady
Maid (uncredited)
 1934 School for Romance (Short)
 1933 By Candlelight
Ann - the Maid
 1933 Umpa (Short)
 1932 Show Business (Short)
Showgirl on Train (uncredited)
 1932 Too Many Women (Short)
Girl in White Wool Hat (uncredited)
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Magazine advertisement for Chesterfield cigarettes (1942) See more »


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[asked about her favorite westerns] I don't usually have favorites, but if I had to choose, I'd pick two: Border Caballero (1936) because I played a dance hall girl and I liked the story, and Moonlight on the Range (1937) because I got to sing on film. See more »


Resourceful, redheaded, Texas-born "B" western heroine trained in dance from age 2 and discovered by Universal. She appeared in about a dozen 1930s oaters starring such established cowboy heroes as Johnny Mack Brown, Bob Steele and Tim McCoy. See more »

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