Jan Clayton was a very famous actress who was seen in various TV series, films as well as musical theater. She was born in Tularosa, New Mexico in the United States on 26th of August in the year 1917. She had done some amazing work in her lifetime of her acting career. Jan had received her education at the Tularosa High School in the city of New Mexico. She had completed her share of graduation in the year 1935 and further attended the Gulf Park College for Women, which is located in Gulfport, Mississippi. Here she did her course in music and drama. Jan married a western actor named Russell Hayden in the year 1938. They had a daughter together who they named Sandra. Sandra, at the age of 15, met with a road accident and died. However, they had certain issues that they could not settle, and they finally decided to part ways in the year 1943. She again thought of giving her life a chance and married Robert Lerner in 1946. They had three children together named Robin, Karen, and Joe Lerner.
Jan again had to come to terms with the harsh reality when she and her husband parted ways following irreconcilable issues in the year 1958. It was in 1966 when she married a pianist and TV composer George Greeley and got divorced in the year 1968. Jan was seen in several Broadway productions like Carousel, The Snake Pit and Show Boat among others. She also appeared in many films like In Old Mexico that came in the year 1930, Sunset Trial of 1939, etc. She had also acted as a guest star in many serials on television like Where’s Raymond?, Dear Phoebe, etc. Jan had also volunteered to become a receptionist at Alcoholism Center of Greater Los Angeles. It is at this center where she had received help for her issues regarding alcoholism herself. Jan died on 28th of August 1983, two days after she turned 66, after fighting a brave battle against cancer.