Joan Lorring

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Birthday
17, 1926
Birthplace
Hong Kong, China
Death Date
May 30, 2014 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1926
Birthplace
Hong Kong, China
Death Date
May 30, 2014 (88)

About

Born Mary Madeline Ellis, she became known for playing Bessie Watty in the 1945 film The Corn Is Green.

Before Fame

She fled her native Hong Kong with her mother following the Japanese invasion of 1939.

Trivia

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Corn Is Green.

Family Life

She was married to endocrinologist Martin Sonenberg until his death in 2011.

Associated With

Her first film role was in the 1944 film, Song of Russia, which co-starred John Hodiak.

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