Joyce Jameson

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Birthday
26, 1932
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jan 16, 1987 (54)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1932
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Jan 16, 1987 (54)

About

Remembered for her performances in such 1960s films as Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (with Bob Hope) and Frankie and Johnny (with Elvis Presley), this American screen actress, though quiet and intelligent off-screen, was frequently typecast in "loose" women roles.

Before Fame

She first appeared on screen in the early 1950s, playing a small role in the film version of the musical Show Boat.

Trivia

Her television credits include guest spots on The Andy Griffith Show, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, and The Dick Van Dyke Show.

Family Life

With her husband, composer Billy Barnes, she adopted a son named Tyler. Tragically, she committed suicide in her fifties.

Associated With

She appeared in director Billy Wilder's 1960, Academy Award-winning film, The Apartment.

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