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Robbins, Jane Marla 1943-

ROBBINS, Jane Marla 1943-

PERSONAL: Born November 2, 1943, in New York, NY; daughter of Louis John (an attorney) and Mildred (an international development consultant; maiden name, Elowsky; later surname, Leet) Robbins. Education: Attended Bryn Mawr College, 1965; studied with Sonia Moore and Walter Lott in New York.

ADDRESSES: Home—22916 Portage Circle Dr., Topanga, CA 90290-4029.

CAREER: Actress, singer, dancer, writer, and producer, beginning 1967. Loyola-Marymount University, teacher at Esalen Institute. Film credits include appearances in Rocky, Rocky II, and Coming Apart; television credits include appearances in 79 Park Avenue, Remington Steele, and The Bob Newhart Show. Worked with Martha Graham Dance Company; guest artist at Italy's Spoleto Festival; appeared in stage productions Reminiscences of Mozart by His Sister, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC, 1995 and Miriam's Dance, Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY, productions, 1998.

MEMBER: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association.

WRITINGS:

(With Terry Belanger) Dear Nobody (play), produced off-Broadway, 1968, aired as television program, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (CBS), 1974.

Jane Avril (play), produced off-Broadway, 1982.

Acting Techniques for Everyday life: Look and Feel Self-Confident in Difficult, Real Life Situations, Marlowe (New York, NY), 2002.

Also author of Copenhagen, 1983, and the play, Bats in the Belfry.

SIDELIGHTS: Robbins speaks French, German, Italian, and Spanish and has traveled widely through Europe and the Middle East.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Publishers Weekly, November 11, 2002, review of Acting Techniques for Everyday Life: Look and Feel Self-Confident in Difficult Real-Life Situations, p. 48.*

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