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Encyclopedia > Poni Adams

Jane "Poni" Adams (b. 1921) was an American actress of radio, films, and television in the 1940s and 1950s. 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about motion pictures. ... // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... // Events and No. ...

Acting Career

She was born in San Antonio, Texas, and received a full scholarship to Julliard, which she turned down to spend years studying at the Pasadena Playhouse. From there, she got here start on Lux Radio Theatre and then with the Harry Conover Modeling Agency, where she was given her nickname "Poni". (This was supposedly due to her love of horses, but in reality it was to provide her with a more memorable stage name.) She returned to using her real name in 1945. Nickname: Alamo City Official website: www. ... The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory in New York City, informally but definitively identified as simply Juilliard, and most famous for its musically-trained alumni. ... horse, see Horse (disambiguation). ... A stage name or a screen name is a pseudonym used by performers (such as actors, comedians, clowns, and musicians). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ...

She is best known for her role as Nina in 1945's House of Dracula, but she also has the distinction of acting in early adaptations of both major DC Comics franchises: Batman, where she played Vicki Vale in the second Batman serial, and also a character in the first Superman television series. 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... House of Dracula was an American horror film released by Universal Studios in 1945. ... DC Comics is one of the largest American companies in comic book and related media publishing. ... The DC Comics superhero Batman (originally and still sometimes referred to as the Batman or the Bat-Man) is a fictional character who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Vicki Vale is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe, a reporter who was once a love interest of Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego, Batman. ... There were two Batman serials released in the 1940s, starring the DC Comics characters Batman and Robin. ... Superman, aka the Man of Steel, is a fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Action Comics #1 in 1938. ...

Personal Life

The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for conducting naval operations around the globe. ... The word pilot has several meanings: In aviation, a pilot, also known as an aviator, is someone who flies an aircraft. ... Combatants Allies: • Poland, • UK & Commonwealth, • France/Free France, • Soviet Union, • USA, • China, ...and others Axis: • Germany, • Italy, • Japan, ...and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total: 50 million Full list Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total: 12 million Full list World War II... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... US Army Seal The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... Overview map of the Korean War The Korean War, from June 25, 1950 to cease-fire on July 27, 1953 (the war has not ended officially), was a conflict between North Korea and South Korea. ... The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a Cabinet department of the United States government responsible for administering programs of veterans benefits for veterans, their families, and survivors. ...

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