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Jane Wyman

actress, producer
Born: 1/4/1914
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Missouri

In 1969, Wyman starred in How to Commit Marriage. She didn't have to do much research as she has been married four times, including to Ronald Reagan from 1940 to 1948. Reagan became president, but Wyman outdid him as an actor. She was nominated three times for a best actress Oscar and won for her role as Belinda McDonald, a deaf mute who is raped by a bully in a Nova Scotia fishing village in Johnny Belinda (1948). Her other nominated performances were for her roles in The Blue Veil (1951) and Magnificent Obsession (1954). Wyman also won five Golden Globe awards. She appeared on the television drama Falcon Crest.


Died: 9/10/2007

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