She was born Jeanette Helen Morrison in Merced, California, on July 6, 1927. She was sponsored by Norma Shearer, who had seen a photo of her, andencouraged her to sign with M-G-M in 1945. She performed on radio programs and then starred in the Ozarks romance story The Romance of Rosy Ridge with Van Johnson, which success led to a long career with 85 credits.
Born on July 6, 1927 in Merced, California
She died October 3, 2004 from inflammation disease Vasculitis.
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AMAZON: Boris Karloff: A Gentleman's Life - 356 Page Biography
- Beauty and the Beast - 1946
- Barricade - 1950
- The Disembodied - 1957
- The Frisco Kid - 1935
- The Twonky - 1953
- Meet John Doe - 1941
- Day of Anger - 1967
- Central Park - 1932 - Joan Blondell has trouble on her hands when she gets suckered into helping a gangster to rob a charity event. Though this film stars Joan and Wallace Ford, it also features the American Great Depression which is the background for the hunger and desperation that flavors the film.