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Jane Wyman

Jane Wyman
Wyman in the trailer for the film Stage Fright (1950)
Personal information
Birth nameSarah Jane Mayfield
Birth dateJanuary 5, 1917
Place of birthSaint Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
Date of deathSeptember 10, 2007(age 90)
Death placeRancho Mirage, California, U.S.
Years active1932 - 97
SpouseErnest Eugene Wyman (1933 - 35) (divorced)
Myron Futterman (1937 - 38) (divorced)
Ronald Reagan (1940 - 48) (divorced) 3 children
Fred Karger (1952 - 55, 1961 - 65) (divorced twice)

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Jane Wyman (born Sarah Jane Mayfield; January 5, 1917 - September 10, 2007) was an American singer, dancer, and character actress of film and television. She began her film career in the 1930s, and was a prolific performer for two decades. She received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Johnny Belinda (1948), and later achieved success during the 1980s for her leading role in the television series Falcon Crest.

Wyman was the first wife of Ronald Reagan. They married in 1940 and divorced in 1948, before Reagan ran for public office.

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