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Jane Dawson Mallett Edit Profile

Actress , script writer.

Jane Dawson Mallett, Canadian actress, script writer. Decorated Order of Canada; recipient John Drainie award for distinguished contribution to broadcasting, 1976. Member Association Canada television and Radio Artists (life; Club: Toronto Heliconian.

Background

Mallett, Jane Dawson was born on April 18, 1899 in London, Ontario, Canada. Daughter of Clifford Benjamin and Emily Isabel (Daly) Keenleyside.

Education

1 son, John Christopher Aldworth. Bachelor of Arts, Victoria College, U. Toronto, 1921. Regular member Empire Stock Company, Toronto, 1927-1928.

Appeared in first radio plays. First Trans Canada Network series, 1930. Writer, producer, actress satirical review, Town Tonics, 1934-1944, troop shows, 1939-1945, Spring Thaw review and dramas, 1944-1955.

Began filmwork, 1951. Appeared on Canadian Broadcasting Company-television, from 1952. Founder, Jane Mallett Assocs.

Ltd., 1955. Active member South Rosedale Ratepayers Association. Member Actors Fund of Canada.

Career

Writer, producer, actress satirical review, Town Tonics, 1934-1944, troop shows, 1939-1945, Spring Thaw review and dramas, 1944-1955. Actors Fund of Can; Actors Equity (life mem.

Membership

Member Association Canada television and Radio Artists (life. Club: Toronto Heliconian.

Connections

Married Frederick John Mallett, April.

father:
Clifford Benjamin Keenleyside

mother:
Emily Isabel (Daly) Keenleyside

spouse:
Frederick John Mallett