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American actress

Joan Blondell is ...

Dead
Born 30 Aug 1906 in New York City
Died 25 Dec 1979 in Santa Monica
Age73 years, 3 months
Causeleukemia
Correction?
Joan Blondell
Joan Blondell
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About Joan Blondell

Rose Joan Blondell (August 30, 1906 – December 25, 1979) was an American actress who performed in movies and on television for half a century. She began her career in vaudeville. After winning a beauty pageant, Blondell embarked upon a film career. Establishing herself as a sexy, wisecracking blonde, she was a Pre-Code staple of Warner Bros. pictures, and appeared in more than 100 movies and television productions. She was most active in films during the 1930s, and during this time, she co-starred with Glenda Farrell in nine films, in which the duo portrayed gold diggers. Blondell continued acting in major film roles for the rest of her life, often in small character roles or supporting television roles. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in The Blue Veil (1951). Near the end of her life, Blondell was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in John Cassavetes's Opening Night (1977). She was featured roles in two more films — Grease (1978) and The Champ (1979) — released shortly before her death from leukemia.

Death

Blondell died of leukemia in Santa Monica, California, on Christmas Day, 1979, with her children and her sister at her bedside. She is interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.

Films

Joan Blondell has worked on the following films:

The Cincinnati Kid
1965 film by Norman Jewison
1965
Footlight Parade
1933 film by Lloyd Bacon
1933
Three on a Match
1932 film by Mervyn LeRoy
1932
Nightmare Alley
1947 film by Edmund Goulding
1947
Convention City
1933 film by Archie Mayo
1933
Dames
1934 film by Busby Berkeley, Ray Enright
1934
Night Nurse
1931 film by William A. Wellman
1931
Union Depot
1932 film by Alfred E. Green
1932
Desk Set
1957 film by Walter Lang
1957
The Champ
1979 film by Franco Zeffirelli
1979
The Blue Veil
1951 film by Curtis Bernhardt
1951
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
1957 film by Frank Tashlin
1957
Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood
1976 film by Michael Winner
1976
Stay Away, Joe
1968 film by Peter Tewksbury
1968
Adventure
1945 American romantic drama film
1945
Gold Diggers of 1937
1936 film by Busby Berkeley, Lloyd Bacon
1936
The Opposite Sex
1956 film by David Miller
1956
Opening Night
1977 film by John Cassavetes
1977
Cry "Havoc"
1943 film by Richard Thorpe
1943
Miss Pacific Fleet
1935 film by Ray Enright
1935
Support Your Local Gunfighter
1971 film by Burt Kennedy
1971
Waterhole No. 3
1967 film by William A. Graham
1967
Colleen
1936 American film
1936
Havana Widows
1933 film by Ray Enright
1933
Kansas City Princess
1934 film by William Keighley
1934
The Perfect Specimen
1937 film by Michael Curtiz
1937
Topper Returns
1941 film by Roy Del Ruth
1941
Two Girls on Broadway
1940 film by S. Sylvan Simon
1940
God's Gift to Women
1931 film by Michael Curtiz
1931
I've Got Your Number
1934 film by Ray Enright
1934
Blonde Crazy
1931 film by Roy Del Ruth
1931
Lady for a Night
1942 American drama film
1942
Bullets or Ballots
1936 film by Edward G. Robinson, William Keighley
1936
Illicit
1931 film by Archie Mayo
1931
Traveling Saleslady
1935 film by Ray Enright
1935
Good Girls Go to Paris
1939 film by Alexander Hall
1939
For Heaven's Sake
1950 film by George Seaton
1950
The Crowd Roars
1932 film by Howard Hawks
1932
We're in the Money
1935 film by Ray Enright
1935
Three Girls About Town
1941 film by Leigh Jason
1941
This Could Be the Night
1957 film by Robert Wise
1957
The Greeks Had a Word for Them
1932 film by Lowell Sherman
1932
Stand-In
1937 American film
1937
There's Always a Woman
1938 film by Alexander Hall
1938
The Kid from Kokomo
1939 film by Lewis Seiler
1939
The Office Wife
1930 film by Lloyd Bacon
1930
Sinners' Holiday
1930 film by John G. Adolfi
1930
Make Me a Star
1932 film by William Beaudine
1932
Lizzie
1957 film by Hugo Haas
1957
The King and the Chorus Girl
1937 film by Mervyn LeRoy
1937
Back in Circulation
1937 film by Ray Enright
1937
Don Juan Quilligan
1945 film by Frank Tuttle
1945
Big City Blues
1932 film by Mervyn LeRoy
1932
Broadway Gondolier
1935 film by Lloyd Bacon
1935
Off the Record
1939 film by James Flood
1939
Lawyer Man
1933 film by William Dieterle
1933
The Famous Ferguson Case
1932 film by Lloyd Bacon
1932
I Want a Divorce
1940 film by Ralph Murphy
1940
He Was Her Man
1934 mob film
1934
Miss Pinkerton
1932 film by Lloyd Bacon
1932
Blondie Johnson
1933 film by Ray Enright
1933
Central Park
1932 United States Pre-Code feature length crime drama film
1932
Broadway Bad
1933 film by Sidney Lanfield
1933
Goodbye Again
1933 film by Michael Curtiz
1933

Television

Joan Blondell has worked on the following shows: