Joan Blondell

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Birthday
30, 1906
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 25, 1979 (73)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1906
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Dec 25, 1979 (73)

About

She performed in Grease as well as in The Blue Veil, a film for which she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Nightmare Alley, and The Opposite Sex. 

Before Fame

She began her film career after winning a beauty pageant. 

Trivia

She co-starred with Glenda Farrell in nine films as gold diggers. 

Family Life

Her first son, Norman S. Powell, became a director and a television executive. 

Associated With

In one of her final roles, she played Vi in the hit film Grease opposite John Travolta