Joan Geraldine Bennett
|Born||Feb 27, 1910|
|Died||Dec 7, 1990|
|Age||Died at 80|
|Final Resting PlacePleasant View Cemetery|
|Top Roles||Princess Maria Theresa, Ella Sue Dozier, Harriet Carruthers, Helen Riley, Ellie Banks|
|Top Genres||Drama, Comedy, Romance, Crime, Film Noir, Musical|
|Top Topics||Book-Based, Romance (Comic), Based on Play|
|Top Collaborators||Walter Wanger (Producer), Fritz Lang (Director), Darryl F. Zanuck (Producer), B.P. Schulberg (Producer)|
|Shares birthday with||Elizabeth Taylor, Franchot Tone, Joanne Woodward see more..|
Joan Bennett Overview:
Legendary actress, Joan Bennett, was born Joan Geraldine Bennett on Feb 27, 1910 in Palisades, NJ. Bennett died at the age of 80 on Dec 7, 1990 in Scarsdale, NY and was laid to rest in Pleasant View Cemetery in Lyme, New London County, CT.
MINI BIO:Exquisitely beautiful, dark-haired (initially blonde) American socialite actress, sister of Constance Bennett. She gave her best performances in several Fritz Lang films of the forties, but her later film appearances were restricted after a shooting scandal involving her agent and her third (of four) husband, Walter Wanger - under whose auspices she did most of her best and most intense work. Died from a heart attack. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
HONORS and AWARDS:.
She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Bennett was never nominated for an Academy Award.
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Joan Bennett Quotes:
Lord Charles Deeford: I neither like him nor dislike him. He's nothing to me.
Lady Clarissa Pevensey: Don't you feel lonely?
Lord Charles Deeford: Lonely?
Lady Clarissa Pevensey: You're the only man in all the world who neither likes nor dislikes Mr. Disraeli.
Evelyn Hahn: Don't take too much for granted! A girl has to have a social life.
John Muller: Things have come out of that sweet baby face of yours.
Evelyn Hahn: Don't run away with yourself. Take it easy!
John Muller: Why do I like you?
Evelyn Hahn: My baby blue eyes!
Martin: She's lucky to have a mother like you.
Lucia Harper: Everyone has a mother like me. You probably had one, too.
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