Oscar-winning actress and former Coachella Valley resident Jane Wyman will posthumously receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on Sunday, it was announced Monday.
Wyman, who died in Rancho Mirage in 2007 at age 90, won an Academy Award
for her lead role in ``Johnny Belinda'' in 1949 and was nominated three more
Her career lasted six decades, bookended by an unaccredited appearance
in the 1932 musical comedy ``The Kid from Spain'' and a 1993 episode of the
television series ``Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.''
She appeared in nearly 90 films on the big screen. Her small screen
credits included starring in more than 200 episodes of the nighttime soap
``Falcon Crest'' in the 1980s and, early in her career, doing 49 installments
of ``Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre.''
The actress was married to Ronald Reagan from 1940 to 1948, and they had
two children together.
She initially worked as a chorus girl and then got small parts, which
helped support her family during the Great Depression.
She moved to Palm Springs, then Rancho Mirage, and is buried in