Wiki Biography: Sian Barbara Allen was born Barbara Susan Pokrass in Reading, Pennsylvania, July 12, 1946. She is known to many fans of "The Waltons" (1971) as "Jenny Pendleton", John-Boys first love. Sian was an active actress mainly in the 1970s, appearing on shows like "The Rockford Files" (1974), "Ironside" (1967), "Bonanza" (1959), "Gunsmoke" (1955) and many others. The year 1973 found Sian nominated and awarded the Golden Globe for the most promising new actress. Unfortunately, for reasons that are seemingly unknown, Sian quit show biz, and has now gone on to live a more private life. She has married and had a daughter, who has now apparently graduated college. She now lives in Southern California.