Janis Carter: American actress, singer & television personality (1913 - 1994)
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Janis Carter
American actress, singer & television personality

Janis Carter

Janis Carter
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Intro American actress, singer & television personality
Was Actor Singer Stage actor
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music
Gender female
Birth 10 October 1913, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, U.S.A.
Death 30 July 1994, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, U.S.A. (aged 80 years)
Star sign Libra
Janis Carter
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Janis Carter (October 10, 1913 – July 30, 1994) was a film and television actress working in the 1940s and 1950s.


After attending Mather College in Cleveland, Ohio, Carter headed to New York in an attempt to start an opera career. Although unsuccessful in opera, she was working on Broadway when she was spotted on stage by Darryl F. Zanuck, who signed her to a movie deal. After moving to Hollywood, she appeared in over 30 films beginning in 1941 for 20th Century Fox, MGM, Columbia, and RKO. She appeared in the films Night Editor (1946) and Framed (1947) with Glenn Ford, and Flying Leathernecks (1951) with John Wayne. After leaving Los Angeles, Carter returned to New York and found work in television in comedies and dramas and as hostess for the quiz show Feather Your Nest opposite Bud Collyer.

Personal life

She was married to Carl Prager from 1942 to 1951, but the couple divorced. In 1956, she quit show business after marrying Julius Stulman, a New York lumber and shipping tycoon, that year. They remained together until her death.


She died from a heart attack, on July 30, 1994, aged 80, in Durham, North Carolina.

Partial filmography

Janis Carter, Janet Blair and Franchot Tone in I Love Trouble (1948)
  • Cadet Girl (1941)
  • Secret Agent of Japan (1942)
  • I Married an Angel (1942)
  • Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942)
  • Just Off Broadway (1942)
  • Girl Trouble (1942)
  • Thunder Birds (1942)
  • That Other Woman (1942)
  • Swing Out the Blues (1943)
  • Lady of Burlesque (1943)
  • Together Again (1944)
  • The Mark of the Whistler (1944) (a.k.a. The Marked Man)
  • Girl in the Case (1944) (a.k.a. The Silver Key)
  • The Ghost That Walks Alone (1944)
  • One Mysterious Night (1944)
  • The Fighting Guardsman (1945)
  • The Missing Juror (1945)
  • The Power of the Whistler (1945)
  • Night Editor (1946) (a.k.a. The Trespasser)
  • The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946)
  • One Way to Love (1946)
  • Framed (1947)
  • Her Wonderful Lie (1948)
  • I Love Trouble (1948)
  • Slightly French (1949)
  • Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)
  • I Married a Communist (a.k.a. The Woman on Pier 13) (1949)
  • And Baby Makes Three (1950)
  • A Woman of Distinction (1950)
  • Santa Fe (1951)
  • Flying Leathernecks (1951)
  • My Forbidden Past (1951)
  • The Half-Breed (1952)
  • The Sergeant and the Spy (1953) (in German)
  • Double Profile (1954) (in German)
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