Janet Reade (Helen Dorothy Rulon)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Janet Reade was born Helen Dorothy Rulon on July 21, 1910, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She moved to New York City and started her career as a dancer with the Ziegfeld Follies. At the age of twenty she landed her first lead role in the Broadway show Ballyhoo Of 1930. Janet married Walter Batchelor, a theatre manager, but the marriage was short-lived. In 1931 she made her film debut in the comedy short Sky High. Over the next five years she appeared in several more shorts including The Mild West and Here Comes Flossie. Read more...