Janet Gaynor bio

Birth Name: Laura Augusta Gainor

Occupation: Movie Actress

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia

Date Of Birth: October 6, 1906

Date Of Death: September 14, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Janet Gaynor was born on the 6th of October, 1906. She was best known for being a Movie Actress. One of the most popular silent film actresses who appeared in the 1927 7th Heaven and the 1937 film A Star Is Born. She won the first Academy Award for Best Actress.

Janet Gaynor was born in Philadelphia. She moved to Los Angeles after high school, where she worked at a shoe store. She became the first actress to receive one Academy Award for multiple performances in the same year.

Janet Gaynor was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Laura Augusta Gainor 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".


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

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Personal Life

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

Janet Gaynor was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Laura Augusta Gainor
NICKNAME: Lolly, Laura Augusta Gainor, Janet Gaynor
RELIGION: Christian
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Janet Gaynor 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: Janet Gaynor was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Janet Gaynor 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.

Janet Gaynor’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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