Jan Miner

Jan Miner bio

Birth Name: Janice Miner

Occupation: TV Actress

Place Of Birth: Boston

Date Of Birth: October 5, 1917

Date Of Death: February 15, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jan Miner was born on the 5th of October, 1917. She was best known for being a TV Actress. She played the manicurist, Madge, in the Palmolive series of television commercials that ran for nearly 30 years.

Jan Miner was born in Boston. She studied stage acting under Lee Strasberg, and made her debut on the Boston stage in a 1945 production of Street Scene. The Palmolive ads she starred in were exported abroad, and instead of Madge she was Francoise in France, Tilly in central Europe, and Marissa in Finland.

Jan Miner was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jan Miner was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Janice Miner is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Jan’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Jan Miner’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jan Miner’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jan Miner kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jan Miner was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Janice Miner
NICKNAME: Janice Miner, Jan Miner



Zodiac Sign: Jan Miner was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jan Miner was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Jan Miner had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Jan Miner’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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