Jane Frazee

Jane Frazee

  • Born on
    • July 18th, 1918
  • Died on
    • September 6th, 1985
A professional entertainer since the age of six, blue-eyed brunette Jane Frazee and her older sister Ruth Frazee had a vaudeville sister act and appeared in nightclubs and on radio together. They journeyed to Hollywood, but the act broke up when Ruth failed her screen tests and Jane passed hers. Jane was quite attractive with a pleasant singing voice, and went on to play in numerous westerns and light musicals after signing with Republic Pictures. She later appeared in a number of films for Universal Pictures, which put her to the test by having her warble amidst the antics of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Buck Privates (1941) and Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson in Hellzapoppin' (1941). She married actor/director Glenn Tryon in 1942 and had a son, Timothy, but the couple divorced in 1947. Moving into TV guest appearances in the early 1950s, Jane later retired and started a successful real estate business. She died in Newport Beach, California at age 67 following complications from a stroke on September 6, 1985.

Starring Jane Frazee on Plex


Acting (8 Credits)

1948Under California Stars as Caroline Bullfincher
1948Grand Canyon Trail as Carol Martin aka Carol Vanderpool
1948Last of the Wild Horses as Jane Cooper
1948The Gay Ranchero as Betty Richards
1947Springtime in the Sierras as Taffy Baker
1947On the Old Spanish Trail as Candy
1941Buck Privates as Judy Gray
1941Hellzapoppin' as Kitty Rand


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