Janet Gaynor

born: 06 October 1906
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
United States of America
died: 14 September 1984
Palm Springs, California,
United States of America
(following an accident, age 77)

Petite American actress; a WAMPAS Baby star of 1926. She was the first recipient of the Academy Award for Best Actress: in 7th Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928) and Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927).
In September 1982 she was seriously injured a taxicab accident in San Francisco, California along with her (third) husband Paul Gregory. She died two years later from complications as a result of the incident.
Interred at Hollywood Memorial Cemetery (now Hollywood Forever), Hollywood, California, USA, Section B, east side of lake.
Real name: Laura Augusta Gainor
Height: 5'0"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


All Wet

Flaming Flappers

A Punch In The Nose

45 Minutes From Hollywood

Acknowledgements & sources:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/73/Janet_Gaynor-publicity.JPG (header image)

This page was last updated on: 14 April 2022