Born Leon Ramon
In Ogden, Utah
On April 1, 1917
Leon Janney began his career on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Ogden, Utah, when he was just two years old. He later appeared on the vaudeville stage with his mother, then made his first movie at 9-years-old. He went on to have a long career on radio and on the big screen.
The photo on the Left, above shows Leon Janney with his mother, who herself had hoped to be an actress. The photo on the Right is from a scene in Penrod and Sam (1931).
The photo above on the Right shows Leon Janney with Irene Rich in a scene from the 1931 movie, Father's Son.
The photo on the Left, above shows Leon Janney with Belle Bennett in the 1930 movie, Courage.
There are more photos of Leon Janney on the Margaret Marquis page in Classic Movie Kids.