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Name: Jane Cowl  
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Date of Birth: 14th December 1884
Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Jane Cowl (born December 14, 1883; died June 22, 1950), born Grace Bailey in Boston, Massachusetts, was a succesful early American actress and playwright. She made her acting debut in New York City in Sweet Kitty Bellairs in 1903, her first leading role was Fanny Perry in 1909 in Leo Ditrichstein's Is Matrimony a Failure?. She appeared in the lead role in two silent films, Garden of Lies in 1915 and The Spreading Dawn in 1917, and after taking nearly 30 years off from films, would return for several supporting roles in the 1940's.

Cowl died of cancer in Santa Monica, California.


Jane Cowl wrote the following plays:

  • Lilac Time - 1917 (under the pseudonym "Alan Langdon Martin")
  • Daybreak - 1917
  • Information Please - 1918
  • Smilin' Through - 1919 (also as "Alan Langdon Martin")
  • The Jealous Moon - 1928

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