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Lois January

Actress

Actress Lois January died Aug. 7 of Alzheimer’s disease. She was 93.

January appeared in films through the 1930s and 40s, and is best remembered for her role in “The Wizard of Oz” as the salon operator who sings to Dorothy.  

She had roles in films including “Lightning Bill Crandall,” “Red Rope,” “Courage of the West,” “Moonlight on the Range,” “Stolen Harmony,” “Society Fever” and “Bulldog Courage.” She also appeared on TV shows including “My Three Sons,” “Marcus Welby, M.D.” and “Kolchak, The Night Stalker.”

During WWII, she worked for NBC as the Revelry Girl waking up the GIs with news.

She is survived by a daughter.

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