Jan Sterling

Jan Sterling, who replaced Judy Holliday as Billie Dawn in the Broadway production of Born Yesterday and was featured in the New York premiere of Noël Coward's Present Laughter, died in Los Angeles on March 26, 2004. She was in her early '80s. Born Yesterday was the stage breakthrough for the blonde native New Yorker, who was born into a society family as Jane Sterling Adriance. Some sources list her birth as April 3, 1921, others as April 3, 1923 (she was a descendent of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams).

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  • Also known as: Jane Sterling
  • Born: Apr 3, 1921 in New York, New York
  • Death: Mar 26, 2004 in Los Angeles, California