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Jane Bryan

Film actress; United States Federal Arts Commission member

Jane Bryan (June 11, 1918 – April 8, 2009) was an American actress. Her career began in 1936. Bryan was known for She retired in 1940 because she married a drugstore manager. She was known for her role in Brother Rat and in Brother Rat and a Baby.

Jane Bryan
Jane Bryan in Invisible Stripes trailer.jpg
BornJane O'Brien
(1918-06-11)June 11, 1918
Hollywood, California, U.S.
DiedApril 8, 2009(2009-04-08) (aged 90)[1]
Pebble Beach, California, U.S.
Years active1936–1940
Justin Dart (m. 1939–1984)
(his death)
ChildrenGuy, Jane, Stephen

Bryan and her husband helped make Ronald Reagan run for President of the United States in 1980.


  1. Nelson, Valerie J. (April 11, 2009). "Jane O'Brien Dart dies at 90; actress and her husband were in Reagan's inner circle". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 11, 2009.

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