Jane Badler was born in Brooklyn, New York City and was one of seven children of wealthy industrialists. Her parents, impressed by her talent as a child that encouraged her to pursue an acting career when she was young. She did not attend high school, but began performing at local comedy clubs while still in her teens. She appeared in several shows, which gained her some notice. In fact, her first stage appearance was at the age of 19, on Broadway, in a revival of a play written by Arthur Miller.
Jane Badler had a successful start in Hollywood, working with several notable names, including Clark Gable, James Brolin and Richard Castellano. She later developed a reputation for fighting injustice and discrimination, particularly in the field of theater. She was married to late comer Max Schreck, whom she had worked with since he produced his first film. It was during this time that she met her husband, actor Peter Falk. After several years of marriage, Jane and Falk divorced but remained close friends.
In the mid-forties, Jane Badler made a film titled “Million Dollar Baby”, which went on to become one of the highest grossing films ever released. Following this, she appeared in “The Bodyguard” with John Aston and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She also appeared in “The Graduate” with the postponement of its release after Gene Hackman was seriously injured in a car accident. Following the accident, Hackman signed with Disney and went on to star in the animated movie The Mask.
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In the fifties, Jane Badler again made a name for herself, this time in the form of a screenplay for a film that would have been set in Japan. The movie was called Space Generation and starred George C. Scott, James Bond, Yul Brynner, and David Strathairn. In this film, she played Dr. Hikaru Kilmurry, who was a Japanese scientist researching outer space. Her role was critical in convincing the NASA scientists that it was feasible to send people to the moon and beyond. This paved the way for the moon landing
In the early nineties, Jane Badler again made an appearance in the screenplays of two movies, the first being Hellraiser and the second being Face the Face. In both of these movies, she played the character of psychiatrist with a disturbed conscience. It was her performance in this film that catapulted her into stardom, as she received an Oscar nomination for these two movies. The critically acclaimed Gothic romance Hellraiser was made by Wes Craven and David Seidler, which became a very popular movie franchise. A few years later, Jane Badler returned to the horror genre with her third and final installment of the series, Hellraiser: The Crescent Moon
Aside from those major roles in major films, Jane Badler has also been nominated several times for the Screenplay Academy Award and won several awards for her writing. As a result of all of these, Jane Badler’s name is synonymous with American screenwriting. In the past decade, she has also written several books, most notably the best-selling novel The Devil’s Advocate. She continues to work today, contributing articles to various magazines and web sites. It is safe to say that as long as she continues to work in the theater, she will definitely be around for many years to come.