|Born||June 17, 1938|
near Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
(m. 1965; div. 1980)
Janette Lane Bradbury (born June 17, 1938) is an American actress and writer.
Bradbury made her Broadway debut in J.B., performing alongside Raymond Massey and Christopher Plummer. She starred in Tennessee Williams' play Night of the Iguana with veteran actress Bette Davis. Bradbury is the first actress to play Dainty June in the original Broadway production of Gypsy.
In the late 1960s, she relocated with her husband, actor and director Lou Antonio, to Los Angeles, where she began a long career in television. In 1965, Bradbury and Antonio co-starred in an episode of Gunsmoke ("Outlaw's Woman"). In 1967, she returned as a main character ("Lucky") who again falls in love with the title character outlaw in the episode "Muley".
She was in 1963's season three opener of The Fugitive titled "Wings of an Angel", playing Janet Kegler, a woman taken hostage. She was most active in the 1970s, making guest appearances on shows such as The Rockford Files, The Mod Squad, Medical Center, Mannix, The Partridge Family, Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law, The Waltons, and Kung Fu. She was popular in repeat-appearances as Merry Florene on Gunsmoke.
Her film credits include The Ultimate Warrior and Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. She appeared in the popular television movies Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring and To Dance with the White Dog.
|1958||Kraft Television Theatre||Piney||adaptation of The Outcasts of Poker Flat|
|1963||The Doctors and the Nurses||Rita Silveri||Episode: "Choice Among Wrongs"|
|1964||Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre||Julia||"Out on the Outskirts of Town" by William Inge|
|1964||Mr. Novak||Ellen Westfall||Episode: "Love Among the Grown-Ups"|
|1965||The Fugitive||Janet Kegler||Episode: "Wings of an Angel"|
|1967||Iron Horse||Rachel Sparrow||Episode: "Volcano Wagon"|
|1969||Judd, for the Defense||Penny Hale||Episode: "Between the Dark and the Daylight"|
|1969||Death Valley Days||Ella Stewart||Episode: "A Key for the Fort"|
|1969||Then Came Bronson||Bella Mendoza||Episode: "Where Will the Trumpets Be?"|
|1967-69||Gunsmoke||Lucky, Merry Florene||6 episodes|
|1970||Dial Hot Line||Pam Carruthers||TV Movie|
|1970||Medical Center||Maggie Seller||Episode: "Between Dark and Daylight"|
|1970||Bracken's World||Miriam Halsey||Episode: "Murder Off-Camera"|
|1970||The Mod Squad||Cindy Jeffers||Episode: "See the Eagles Dying"|
|1970||The Partridge Family||Janet||Episode: "Love at First Slight"|
|1970||The Interns||Irene||Episode: "Act of God"|
|1971||Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring||Susie Miller||TV Movie|
|1971||The Young Lawyers||Charlene Neiley||Episode: "Down at the House of Truth, Visiting"|
|1971||Storefront Lawyers||unavailable||Episode: "The Dark World of Harry Anders"|
|1972||Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law||Carol Ann MacMurdy||Episode: "Run Carol Run"|
|1972||McCloud||Carol Harrington||Episode: "Give My Regrets to Broadway"|
|1972||Mannix||Karin Gundersen||Episode: "Scapegoat"|
|1972||Insight||Melanie||Episode: "The Death of Superman"|
|1972||Another Part of the Forest||Laurette||TV adaptation of the play by Lillian Hellman|
|1972||The F.B.I.||Laura Ann Millpark||Episode: "The Loner"|
|1972||Banyon||Bunny||Episode: "A Date with Death"|
|1972||Alias Smith and Jones||Ellen Anderson||Episode: "The Day the Amnesty Came Through"|
|1972||The Bold Ones: The New Doctors||Cassie Howard||Episode: "Endtheme"|
|1973||Kung Fu||Annie Buchanan||Episode: "An Eye for an Eye"|
|1974||Banacek||Sally James||Episode: "Horse of a Slightly Different Color"|
|1974||The Streets of San Francisco||Rosie Johnson||Episode: "The Hard Breed"|
|1974||Doc Elliot||Emily Robbins||Episode: "Things That Might Have Been"|
|1975||Police Story||Sharon||Episode: "Vice: 24 Hours"|
|1976||McMillan & Wife||Jennifer Carter||Episode: "Greed"|
|1976||The Rockford Files||Houston Preli||Episode: "Where's Houston?"|
|1976||Serpico||Carol||Episode: "The Deadly Game"|
|1976||Gemini Man||Amy Nichols||Episode: "Night Train to Dallas"|
|1977||Westside Medical||Sister Mary Dolores||"My Physician, My Friend" (Part 1 & 2)|
|1977||Just a Little Inconvenience||B-Girl||TV Movie|
|1978||A Real American Hero||Debbie Pride||TV Movie|
|1979||The Chinese Typewriter||Louise-Jill||TV Movie|
|1979||Breaking Up Is Hard to Do||Ruth Doyle||TV Movie|
|1979||The Waltons||Ronie Cotter||Episode: "The Diploma"|
|1980||Where the Ladies Go||Tasha||TV Movie|
|1981||Walking Tall||Kate Reeder||Episode: "Company Town"|
|1981||Strike Force||Julie||Episode: "The Predator"|
|1986||One Terrific Guy||unavailable||TV Movie|
|1991||Wife, Mother, Murderer||Aunt Frieda||TV Movie|
|1992||I'll Fly Away||Mrs. Anderson||Episode: "Cool Winter Blues"|
|1993||Stolen Babies||Meg Wilber||TV Movie|
|1993||To Dance with the White Dog||Mildred Cook||TV Movie|
|1994||A Passion for Justice: The Hazel Brannon Smith Story||Lily Clayburn||TV Movie|
|1994||Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All||Mrs. Williams||TV mini-series, uncredited|
|1992-95||In the Heat of the Night||Myrna Hughes||3 episodes|
|1996||Savannah||Brian's secretary||3 episodes|
|1999||Party of Five||Secretary||Episode: "Wrestling Demons"|
|2000||Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction||Norma||Episode: "The Landlady"|
|2018||Deception||Priscilla||Episode: "Code Act"|
|2018-19||Billions||Grigor's Mom||2 episodes|
In 1965, Bradbury married actor and director Lou Antonio and they had two daughters. The couple divorced in 1980. Their daughter Elkin Antoniou is a writer, director, and award-winning documentarian.
She is the founder and artistic director of the Valkyrie Theater of Dance, Drama, and Film, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to introduce at-risk teens to the theatrical arts.
- O'Dowd, John (2008). "Lane Bradbury, a Life of Meaning and Purpose". John-ODowd.com.
- Kay Green, Stanley Green (November 1996). Broadway Musicals : Show by Show. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 978-0793530830.
- "Lane Bradbury, the Original 'Dainty June' in Gypsy, Makes Don't Tell Mama Cabaret Debut with Let Me Entertain You, Again—June 7th & June 29th". Nite Life Exchange: Where Broadway and Cabaret Meet. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
- Purcell, Carey (12 September 2013). "Gypsy's Original Dainty June, Lane Bradbury, Will Present Let Me Entertain You, Again! at June Havoc Theatre". PLAYBILL. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
- "Lane Bradbury, Original 'Dainty June' in GYPSY, Continues Run of Debut Cabaret Show LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU, AGAIN at Don't Tell Mama". Broadway World. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
- Filichia, Peter (11 July 2017). "HI, EVERYBODY! HER NAME IS JUNE – AND LANE BRADBURY". Masterworks Broadway. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
- "Lane Bradbury". TVGuide.com. TV Guide. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
- "1970-1982 TV show guest appearances for Lane Bradbury". Ultimate70s.com. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
- Harris, Will. "2010 Williamsburg Film Festival". Classic Images. Classic Images. Retrieved 2 August 2010.
- "Gunsmoke cast members to reunite in Dodge City". CBS News. Retrieved 14 August 2015.
- "The Ultimate Warrior (1975) Directed by Robert Clouse". LETTERBOXD. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
- Burstyn, Ellen (October 2, 2007). Lessons in Becoming Myself. Riverhead Books. ISBN 978-1594482687.
- Bowman, Lisa Marie (21 April 2015). "Embracing the Melodrama : Maybe I'll Come Home In The Spring (dir by Joseph Sargent)". Through the Shattered Lens. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
- "To Dance with the White Dog (1993)". TCM.com. Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Retrieved 24 December 2018.
- "A Dog's Life for Lou", The Robesonian, May 1, 1977, p. 13.
"Married since 1965 to actress Lane Bradbury, Lou is the father to two daughters."
- "Elkin Antoniou : Best Documentary (Humanitarian)". thewifts.org. The Women's International Film & Television Showcase. 2013.