Jan Sterling – film actress most active during the 1950s

Jan Sterling (April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004) was an American actress of stage, film, and television who was most active in films during the 1950s. Sterling received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “The High and the Mighty” (1954), and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the same performance. Jan Sterling’s best performance is often recognized as the ‘sluttish, opportunistic wife’ opposite Kirk Douglas in Billy Wilder’s 1951 “Ace in the Hole”. Her career declined during the 1960s though she continued to play occasional roles for television and theatre.

Jan Sterling (April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004)

Jan Sterling
(April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004)

Jan Sterling ca.1950s

Jan Sterling ca.1950s

Jan Sterling.

Jan Sterling

Jan Sterling

Jan Sterling

Jan Sterling -- an actress of stage, film, and television who was most active in films during the 1950s.

Jan Sterling — an actress of stage, film, and television who was most active in films during the 1950s.

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