Jane Wyman (Sarah Jane Mayfield, January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American movie, stage, television actress, singer, and dancer. She appeared in many movies during her 61-year career. She is mostly known as for being Ronald Reagan's first wife from 1940 until they divorced in 1949, before he ran for Governor of California and President. She has won one Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
Wyman in a promotional photo (1947)
Sarah Jane Mayfield
January 5, 1917
St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
|Died||September 10, 2007 (aged 90)|
|Cause of death||Natural causes|
|Spouse(s)||Myron Futterrman (m. 1937–1938; divorced) |
(m. 1940–1948; divorced)
(m. 1952–1955, 1961–1965; divorced twice)
Wyman was born in St. Joseph, Missouri on January 5, 1917. She had three children with Reagan. She was married twice. She was married to Ernest Eugene Wyman from 1933 until they divorced in 1935. She was married to Myron Futterman from 1937 until they divorced in 1938. After she divorced Reagan in 1949, she was married to Fred Karger from 1952 until they divorced in 1955. In 1961, they remarried, and they redivorced in 1965.
Wyman died on September 10, 2007 in her home in Rancho Mirage, California from natural causes, aged 90. Wyman had arthritis and diabetes. She was later buried at Forest Lawn Mortuary and Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.
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- Bill McKern (September 10, 2007). "Jane Wyman". Academy Award-winning actress. Find a Grave. Retrieved June 30, 2011.