Jane Gail
Date of Birth
Aug 16, 1890
Birth Place:
Salem, NY


A rather plain-looking leading lady of the 1910s, Jane Gail became a star with IMP, the forerunner of Universal. Usually cast as rather defenseless heroines, she gained worldwide fame as Dr. Jekyll's (King Baggot) imperiled fiancée in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1913) and that same year, played the heroine Mary Barton in the studio's first major undertaking, the still extant Traffic in Souls. She was...