JAYNE MEADOWS HAS PASSED AT 95

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Jayne Meadows (Jane Meadows Cotter; September 27, 1919 – April 26, 2015)

Jayne Meadows Allen, award winning stage and screen actress, died peacefully of natural causes in her Encino, Calif. home Sunday night at age 95.

Jayne — who was born in Wuchang, China to missionary parents — enjoyed more
than six decades in the entertainment industry, from Broadway roles like "The
Gazebo" in 1958 to her Emmy-nominated role on CBS’ "High Society" in 1995.

Jayne was also a regular panelist on the CBS hit program, "I’ve Got a Secret” and
During her run on the show, she was the highest rated actress on CBS, second
only to Lucille Ball.

Jayne’s husband of 46 years, Steve Allen — the first host of "The Tonight Show" — passed away in 2000.

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Jane Meadows with husband Steve Allen circa 1980s

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