Joan McCracken

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Birthday
31, 1917
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 1, 1961 (43)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1917
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Nov 1, 1961 (43)

About

Actress and dancer who appeared in such Broadway musicals as Bloomer Girl, Oklahoma!, and Billion Dollar Baby.

Before Fame

She left high school to train as a dancer. She later earned a spot as a Radio City Music Hall Rockette.

Trivia

She had a reputation as something of an eccentric.

Family Life

She was married to writer Jack Dunphy from 1939-1951. Her second husband, Bob Fosse, had a famous career as a choreographer.

Associated With

Bob Fosse abandoned McCracken for dancer and actress Gwen Verdon.

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