Jane Wyman was born Sarah Jane Mayfield on January 4, 1917. 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 in 1948, and later achieved success during the 1980s for her leading role in the television series Falcon Crest.
She was the first wife of Ronald Reagan. They married in 1940 and divorced in 1949, before Reagan ran for public office.
She died in 2007 at age 90.
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