Friday, November 17, 2023

"The Swimmer" Actress Janet Landgard 1947-2023 Memorial Video

Janet Alice Landgard (December 2, 1947 – November 6, 2023) was an American actress and model.

Janet Alice Landgard was born in Pasadena, California on December 2, 1947.

When Landgard was 14, her grandmother suggested modeling to her, She was seen in commercials on television and on magazine covers. She attended Pasadena High School, but after she obtained a role on The Donna Reed Show she was educated at the studio.

Landgard starred with Burt Lancaster in the 1968 film The Swimmer written by Eleanor Perry and directed by Frank Perry. Landgard was also a regular on the 1960s television series The Donna Reed Show. She also starred in 1970's Land Raiders with Telly Savalas and the 1974 film Moonchild with Victor Buono.

Landgard was interviewed for the behind-the-scenes documentary directed by Chris Innis, The Story of the Swimmer, which was featured on the 2014 Grindhouse Releasing/Box Office Spectaculars Blu-ray/DVD restoration of The Swimmer.

Landgard died of brain cancer on November 6, 2023, at the age of 75.

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