Leon Janney Overview

Leon Janney
Date of Birth
Apr 01, 1917
Birth Place:
Ogden, UT


Leon Janney (born Laon Ramon in Ogden, UT) was directed to a performing career virtually out of the womb -- his mother had entertained notions of an acting career, only to be forced by social convention to abandon them. Instead, her son became her surrogate, making his first theatrical appearance at the age of two, reciting Winken, Blynken, and Nod before an audience at the Pantages Theatre in...