Priscilla Lane (1915–1995)


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Priscilla Lane attended the Eagin School of Dramatic Arts in New York before she began touring with her sisters in the Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians Dance Band. She was a popular singer with her sisters and, after 5 years, she was signed to a Hollywood contract with Warner Brothers in 1937. Her first film was Varsity Show (1937) where she had... See full bio »

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Known For

Arsenic and Old Lace Elaine Harper
(1944)
Saboteur Patricia (Pat) Martin
(1942)
Blues in the Night Character
(1941)
The Roaring Twenties Jean Sherman
(1939)

Filmography

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 1948 Bodyguard
Doris Brewster
 1947 Fun on a Weekend
Nancy Crane
 1944 Arsenic and Old Lace
Elaine Harper
 1943 The Meanest Man in the World
Janie Brown
 1942 Silver Queen
Coralie Adams
 1942 Saboteur
Patricia (Pat) Martin
 1941 Blues in the Night
Character
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Pamela McAllister
 1941 Four Mothers
Ann Lemp Dietz
 1940 3 Cheers for the Irish
Maureen Casey
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby
Joyce Winfree
 1939 Four Wives
Ann Lemp Borden
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Jean Sherman
 1939 Dust Be My Destiny
Mabel Alden
 1939 Daughters Courageous
Buff Masters
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Ellen Murray
 1938 Swingtime in the Movies (Short)
Priscilla Lane (uncredited)
 1938 Brother Rat
Joyce Winfree
 1938 Four Daughters
Ann Lemp
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Jane Hardy
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
Linda Lawrence
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave
Barbara Blake
 1937 Varsity Show
Betty Bradley
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Other Works:

Performed in "Wife, Husband and Friend" on the Lux Radio Theatre, April 28, 1941. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 6 Articles | 20 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)

Spouse:

Joseph A. Howard  (his death)  (4 children) | See more »
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Trivia:

Hosted The Priscilla Lane Show on a Boston television station in 1958. See more »

Nickname:

Pat

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