BirthdayApril 3, 1921
BirthplaceNew York City, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Jan Sterling

    Full name: Jan Sterling
    Also known as: Jan Sterling, Sterling, Jan
    Professions: Actress, Soundtrack
    Occupation: Actress of stage, film, and television

  2. Jan Sterling Measurements

    Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

  3. Jan Sterling Known for

    Guiding Light (1952), Ace in the Hole (1951), The Harder They Fall (1956), The High and the Mighty (1954)

  4. Jan Sterling Death information

    Died: Friday, 26th of March, 2004 (Age: 82)
    Death cause: Diabetes and stroke

  5. Jan Sterling Biography

    Jan Sterling (April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004) was an American actress of stage, film, and television.Most active in films during the 1950s (immediately prior to which she had joined The Actors Studio), Sterling received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in The High and the Mighty (1954), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the same performance. Her best performance is often recognized as the "sluttish, opportunistic wife" opposite Kirk Douglas in Billy Wilder's 1951 Ace in the Hole. Although her career declined during the 1960s, she continued to play occasional television and theatre roles.

  6. Jan Sterling Family

    Spouse: Paul Douglas (actor)
    Childrens: Celia Douglas, Adams Douglas, Adams Douglas

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