Jane Randolph

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Jane Randolph (born Jane Roemer October 30, 1919, Youngstown, Ohio) is an American film actress.

After growing up in Kokomo, Indiana, she moved to Hollywood in 1939 in an attempt to start a movie career. She was eventually picked up by Warner Brothers. and appeared in bit movie roles in 1941.

In 1942, RKO picked up the contract of the poised actress and she received a leading lady role in Highways by Night (1942). She would become known for her roles in film noir, which included Jealousy (1945) and Railroaded! (1947), and in a few popular but inexpensive horror films, including Cat People (1942) and The Curse of the Cat People (1944).

One of her last movies was the comic thriller Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948). A year later she married and retired to Spain and began the life of a socialite. In later years she returned to Los Angeles, but also maintains a home in Switzerland.

Jane Randolph was YANK's very first Pin Up Girl on 17 June 1942. She had a brief career as a Hollywood actress from about 1941 to 1955. She later married and moved to Spain. She was about 23 when this picture was taken.

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Jane Randolph at the Internet Movie Database


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