Knowledge Identifier: +Jane_Greer
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1924.
Countries: United States (57%), California (21%), France (7%)
Linked to: Life, Democratic Party
The five-foot five Greer began life as "'Bettejane Greer"' in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Bettie and Charles Dean McLean Greer, Jr. In 1940, aged 15, Greer suffered from a facial palsy, which paralyzed the left side of her face
Howard Hughes spotted Greer modeling in the June 8, 1942, issue of "Life" magazine and sent her to Hollywood to become an actress
Jane Greer married Rudy Vallee in 1943, but they divorced the following year
Rudy Vallee - Vallée was married briefly to actress Jane Greer, but that ended in divorce in 1944
Rudy Vallee - After divorcing Jane Greer, he married Eleanor Norris in 1946, who wrote a memoir, "My Vagabond Lover"
She even got to make fun of "Out of the Past" in a parody with Robert Mitchum on TV's "Saturday Night Live" in 1987
Greer died of cancer at the age of 76 in 2001 and was interred in the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles