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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jane Withers (April 12, 1926 – August 7, 2021) was an American actress, model, and singer. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress at the age of 3, Withers was a Young Artist Award–Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award honoree, best known for being one of the most popular child film stars of the 1930s and early 1940s, as well as for her portrayal of "Josephine the Plumber" in a series of TV commercials for Comet cleanser in the 1960s and early 1970s, and probably best known for playing the obnoxious Joy Smythe in the film Bright Eyes, where she paired with Shirley Temple.
Monday, April 12, 1926, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Saturday, August 7, 2021
1933 Mary StevensLittle Girl in Lobby (uncredited) 1934 Imitation of LifePeola's Frontrow Classmate (uncredited) 1934 Bright EyesJoy Smythe 1935 The Good FairyChild, Orphanage Sequence (uncredited) 1935 GingerGinger 1939 Hollywood HobbiesHerself (uncredited) 1941 Golden HoofsJane Drake 1942 Johnny DoughboyAnn Winters / Penny Ryan 1943 The North StarClavdia Kurin 1956 GiantVashti Synthe 1957 Armored Attack!as Clavdia Kurin 1958 The Heart is a RebelGrace 1963 Captain Newman, M.D.Lt. Grace Blodgett 1996 The Hunchback of Notre DameAdditional Laverne Dialogue (voice) 2002 The Hunchback of Notre Dame IIGargoyle Laverne (voice)Limited to the 15 most popular items