Jane Wyman- Difficult childhood, High School drop-out, Won the Oscar for portraying a deaf rape survivor in "Johnny Belinda". Ronald Regan's first wife, she came out of retirement to star in Falcon Crest (1981-1990) and won the Golden Globe.
Academy Award winning actress Jane Wyman was born today 1-5 in 1917. Some of her films include Johnny Belinda, The Yearling, Magnificent Obsession, the TV show Falcon Crest, The Glass Menagerie and Pollyanna. She passed in 2007.
Jane Wyman - (1917-2007) born Sarah Jane Mayfield. Singer, dancer, film and TV actress. Played in lots of films with well known directors. First wife of Ronald Reagan. Oscar winner for playing a deaf-mute and not having any dialogue. Golden Globe winner. TV series regular and guest spots on popular shows.