Poni Adams

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Poni Adams
Jane Poni Adams.jpg
Poni Adams in 1952.
Born Betty Jane Bierce
(1918-08-18)August 18, 1918
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Died May 21, 2014(2014-05-21) (aged 95)
Palm Desert, California, U.S.
Other names Jane Adams
Occupation Actress
Years active 1942–1953
Spouse(s) Thomas Turnage (m. 1945-2000; his death)
Children 2

Betty Jane Bierce (August 7, 1918 – May 21, 2014), better known by her stage name Jane "Poni" Adams, was an American actress. Her career lasted from 1942 until 1953. Her best known role was as Nina in the movie House of Dracula (1945).

Adams was born in San Antonio, Texas. She received a full scholarship to Juilliard, which she later turned down to become model and later an actress.

Adams was married to Thomas Turnage from 1945 until his death in 2000. The couple had two children.

Adams died from natural causes on May 21, 2014 in Palm Desert, California, aged 95.[1]

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