Jane Badler Bio – Jane Badler Wiki
Jane Badler is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as the evil reptilian Visitor leader “Diana” in the NBC mini-series V (1983), its sequel V: The Final Battle (1984), the subsequent TV series V (1984), and the last season of the latest series V (2009).
Badler attended Central High School in Manchester, New Hampshire. She won the Miss New Hampshire title and competed at the 1972 Miss America Pageant before going on to study drama at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
In 1977, Jane gained her first major role on the TV soap opera One Life to Live (1968), where she played “Melinda Cramer Janssen” until 1981, returning briefly to reprise the role in 1983. She also starred on the venerable soap opera The Doctors (1963). Jane’s other TV roles included a stint on Falcon Crest (1981) as “Meredith Braxton” from 1986 to 1987 and as “Agent Shannon Reed” for the revival of the series Mission: Impossible (1988), which was shot in Australia. She also guest-starred on many TV series.
Badler relocated to Australia after filming Mission: Impossible (1988). Her Australian TV roles include Cluedo (1992). She also had a guest-starring role in Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1993). In the 1990s, she launched a stage career and cabaret act, including the one-woman show “The Love Goddess: Rita Hayworth”.
Jane Badler Age
Badler born December 31, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York, United States.
Jane Badler Husband
Badler is married to her husband Stephen Hains. The couple married on 23 December 1990. She was previously married to Michael Rachlin.
Jane Badler Children
Badler and her husband Stephen Haines have 2 children; Samuel David Haines who was born in July 1991 and Harry Hains who was born on December 4, 1992. Harry died on January 7, 2020, in Los Angeles, California at age 27. Badler confirmed his death on Instagram writing, “On Jan 7 my beautiful son died. He was 27 and had the world at his feet. But sadly he struggled with mental illness and addiction. A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time .. I will miss you Harry every day of my life … if you are in LA and know harry there is a service for him at Hollywood Forever Sunday, Jan 12 at 3 pm. 6000 Santa Monica Blvd .. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.”
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On Jan 7 my beautiful son died . He was 27 and had the world at his feet . But sadly he struggled with mental illness and addiction . A brilliant spark shone bright too short a time .. I will miss you Harry every day of my life … if you are in LA and know harry there is a service for him at Hollywood Forever Sunday jan 12 at 3 pm . 6000 Santa Monica Blvd .. RSVP email@example.com
Jane Badler Height
Badler stands at a height of 5 feet 4½ inches (1.64 m).
Jane Badler Nationality
Badler is of American nationality.