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Jan Arvan

Highest Rated: 80% The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Apr 10, 1913

Birthplace: Wisconsin, USA

Actress Jan Arvan appeared in a variety of films over the course of her Hollywood career. Arvan started her acting career landing roles in films, such as the comedy "Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy" (1955) with Bud Abbott, "The Cobweb" (1955) and "20 Million Miles to Earth" (1957). She also appeared in the dramatic adventure "Istanbul" (1957) with Errol Flynn. She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including parts on "The Red Skelton Show" (1951-1971), "The Donald O'Connor Show" (NBC, 1954-56) and "Zorro" (ABC, 1957-59). She continued to act in productions like "Some Came Running" (1958) with Frank Sinatra, "Noose For a Gunman" (1960) and "Island of Love" (1963) with Robert Preston. She also appeared in the comedy adaptation "The Brass Bottle" (1964) with Tony Randall and the drama "The Sandpiper" (1965) with Elizabeth Taylor. She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "It's About Time" (CBS, 1966-67). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Maude" (CBS, 1972-78). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "A Couple of Dons" (NBC, 1973-74). Arvan more recently acted in the Marie-France Pisier drama "The Other Side of Midnight" (1977). Arvan passed away in May 1979 at the age of 66.

Highest rated movies

The Poseidon Adventure
20 Million Miles to Earth
The Sandpiper
The Other Side of Midnight

Filmography

Movies

Credit
0% 74% The Other Side of Midnight Warden (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Stranger Who Looks Like Me Uncle Charles (Character) - 1974
No Score Yet 42% The Stone Killer Bartolomeo Vechetti (Character) - 1973
80% 76% The Poseidon Adventure Dr. Caravello (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Screaming Woman Martin (Character) - 1972
9% 45% The Sandpiper Trustee (uncredited) (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunfighters of Abilene Miguel (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 50% The Sign of Zorro Don Nacho Torres (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Noose for a Gunman Ben Hallop (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Came to Kill Ipara (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Power of the Resurrection Judas (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 18% Curse of the Faceless Man Police Insp. Renaldi (Character) - 1958
73% 54% 20 Million Miles to Earth Signore Contino (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 60% Istanbul Kazim (Character) - 1957

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Starsky and Hutch Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Woman Motel Clerk (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Apple's Way Herb (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maude Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doris Day Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 222 Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Bartender (Guest Star) 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Affair Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Red Skelton Show Guest 1968
No Score Yet 20% Bewitched Maitre D' (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Flying Nun Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet The High Chaparral Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Second Hundred Years Harper (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love on a Rooftop Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet 100% The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Acres Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet 50% Get Smart Unknown (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet 100% I Dream of Jeannie Auctioneer (Guest Star) 1965
100% 97% The Addams Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1961 1965
83% 83% The Munsters Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Favorite Martian Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hazel Unknown (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Emile Bertront (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Dr. Lindholm (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Startime Unknown (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Deputy Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lock Up Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mike Hammer Unknown (Guest Star) 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Restless Gun Don Tomas Verdes (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Behind Closed Doors Unknown (Character) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Paul Langer (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Station Man (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet 100% Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1954-1955 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Pierre Renaud (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zorro Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet 90% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star and the Story Unknown (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventures of Kit Carson Unknown (Guest Star) 1951 1953 1955