Jane Withers, a Hollywood golden age child star with Shirley Temple and veteran character actress opposite Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean, died Saturday night at her home in Burbank, California. She was 95.
The Atlanta native’s death was confirmed by her daughter Kendall Errair.
“My mother was such a special lady,” Errair said in a statement via Deadline. “She lit up a room with her laughter, but she especially radiated joy and thankfulness when talking about the career she so loved and how lucky she was.”
Growing up, Withers was a natural performer, taking singing and dancing lessons by the