Jane Badler was born December 31, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York and spent her teen years in Great Neck, New York, moving to Manchester, New Hampshire, when she entered high school. Jane Badler won the title Miss New Hampshire and competed at the 1973 Miss America Pageant.
After that, she enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, to study theater.
Jane Badler's first TV role starred as Melinda Cramer Janssen on the American daytime soap opera One Life to Live, in which she performed from 1977 to 1981 and again in 1983. During this time, she also appeared in a 1979 episode of the primetime series Fantasy Island. Jane Badler also played on the daytime soap opera The Doctors as Natalie Bell from 1981 to 1982.
Jane Badler then won her most prominent role, that of the v
illainous alien Diana in the 1983 NBC sci-fi miniseries V. She took again the role in the 1984 sequel miniseries V, The Final Battle and again in V, The Series, which ran for one season from 1984 to 1985.
Following V, Jane Badler co-starred with José Ferrer in the made-for-TV supernatural thriller Covenant.
Why is Jane Badler famous?
Jane Badler is an American actress, who is best known for her role as Diana, the chief antagonist in the 1983 science fiction miniseries V and its sequels. Now she is starring as Diana, Anna mother in the new V series.
Why do we like Jane Badler?
Jane Badler released her debut solo album on June 1, 2008. Titled The Devil Has My Double, the album it is an autobiographical, that has been described as "a compulsive mix of fame, sex and solitude, set to a sweeping soundtrack of cold soul and passionate synthetics." As part of promotion for the album, she spoke about her work to the Boxcutters podcast.
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