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 Brenda Joyce

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Brenda Joyce Famous memorial

Birth
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death
4 Jul 2009 (aged 92)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID
39615749 View Source

Actress. She appeared in more than twenty feature films from 1939 until 1949 and is best remembered for her role as 'Jane' in the "Tarzan" film series appearing opposite Johnny Weissmuller and Lex Barker. Born Betty Graffina Leabo, she attended UCLA and was a model prior to her signing a contract with Twentieth Century Fox. In 1939, she made her big screen debut in the picture "The Rains Came" and first appeared as 'Jane' in the 1945 film "Tarzan and the Amazons", replacing Maureen O'Sullivan who previously played the role. Among her other notable film credits are "Private Nurse" (1941), "Pillow of Death" (1945), "Little Giant" (1946) and "Danger Woman" (1946). She retired from acting following the picture "Tarzan's Magic Fountain" in 1949.

Actress. She appeared in more than twenty feature films from 1939 until 1949 and is best remembered for her role as 'Jane' in the "Tarzan" film series appearing opposite Johnny Weissmuller and Lex Barker. Born Betty Graffina Leabo, she attended UCLA and was a model prior to her signing a contract with Twentieth Century Fox. In 1939, she made her big screen debut in the picture "The Rains Came" and first appeared as 'Jane' in the 1945 film "Tarzan and the Amazons", replacing Maureen O'Sullivan who previously played the role. Among her other notable film credits are "Private Nurse" (1941), "Pillow of Death" (1945), "Little Giant" (1946) and "Danger Woman" (1946). She retired from acting following the picture "Tarzan's Magic Fountain" in 1949.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 19 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 39615749
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39615749/brenda-joyce: accessed ), memorial page for Brenda Joyce (25 Feb 1917–4 Jul 2009), Find a Grave Memorial ID 39615749, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .