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Joan Davis
Birth: Jun. 29, 1912
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 22, 1961
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Actress. She began her career vaudeville comic in the 1930s and established herself a top star of radio situation comedy in the 1940s. Her first film was in the short western feature "Way Up Thar" (1935), with Roy Rogers. Her other film credits included "Hold That Ghost" (1941), "Beautiful but Broke" (1944), "Show Business" (1944) and "If You Knew Susie" (1948). For television, she is best remembered for the lead role of ‘Joan' on the series "I Married Joan" 1952 to 1953, for which she was nominated an Emmy Award for Best Comedienne. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and died of a heart attack at age 53. Note: the date of birth given on her gravestone is incorrect. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  LeRoy Davis (1887 - 1959)
  Nina Mae Sinks Davis (1887 - 1963)
  Serenus Morgan Williams (1896 - 1977)*
  Beverly Josephine Wills (1933 - 1963)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: heart attack
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Mausoleum, Block 46, Crypt D1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2063
Joan Davis
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Joan Davis
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Joan Davis
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- Aunt Bee on the porch in Mayberry
 Added: Nov. 11, 2016

- Denny Hopkins
 Added: Sep. 22, 2016
She was a top notch comedic actress, and a perfect foil for the great Lou Costello. She left us far too soon.
- A DiPalma
 Added: Sep. 17, 2016
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