February 27, 1910
December 7, 1990
5 ft 3½ in | 161 cm
33-24-34 in | 84-61-86.5 cm
55 kg | 121 lbs
6.5 US | 37 EU
Joan Geraldine Bennett was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States, on February 27, 1910, was an American actress.
Young Joan Bennett first started her acting career on the stage, at the age of 4.
She made her big screen debut in romantic drama film The Valley of Decision (1916) in role as unborn soul.
She got her television debut in CBS dramatic anthology series The Nash Airflyte Theater (1951) in episode "Peggyas".
Joan's breakthrough performance came as Amy March in pre-Code drama film Little Women (1933).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Jarnegan" (1928-1929), in role as Daisy Carol at Longacre Theatre.
How tall was Joan Bennett and what was her weight? Joan Bennett's height was 5' 3½" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 161 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 121 іn pоunds or 55 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Joan Bennett body measurements was bust-waist-hip 33-24-34 in inches or 84-61-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 32B with cup size B.
She won the Photoplay Gold Medal Award for Favorite Motion Picture for her role as Lady Clarissa Pevensey in pre-Code historical film Disraeli (1929).
She won the Photoplay Gold Medal Award for Favorite Motion Picture for her role as Amy March in pre-Code drama film Little Women (1933).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (February) for her role as Kay Kerrigan in comedy murder mystery film Trade Winds (1938).
She won the Photoplay Award for Best Performances of the Month (September) for her role as Jerry Stokes in thriller movie Man Hunt (1941).
She was nominated for the Picturegoer Gold Medal Award for Best Actress for her role as Alice Reed in film noir The Woman in the Window (1944).
She was nominated for the Picturegoer Gold Medal Award for Best Actress for her role as Katharine "Kitty" March in film noir Scarlet Street (1945).
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Madame Blanc in supernatural horror movie Suspiria (1977).
The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) historical adventure as Princess Maria Theresa
The Reckless Moment (1949) as Lucia Harper
Father of the Bride (1950) comedy as Ellie Banks
We're No Angels (1955) comedy as Amelie Ducotel
There's Always Tomorrow (1956) romantic melodrama as Marion Groves
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Programming - Individuals for her role as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard / Naomi Collins / Judith Collins Trask / Flora Collins / Flora Collins (PT) in ABC gothic soap opera Dark Shadows (1966–1971).
She guest starred in television shows Your Show of Shows (1951), Danger (1951), Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (1951), General Electric Theater (1954), The Best of Broadway (1954), Climax! (1955), The Ford Television Theatre (1955), Playhouse 90 (1957), Pursuit (1958), Burke's Law (1965), The Governor & J.J. (1970), Love, American Style (1971) and Dr. Simon Locke (1972).
Attended Miss Hopkins School for Girls, Manhattan.
Had two older sisters, Constance and Barbara.
She starred in 78 feature movies.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6310 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.
Published her autobiography "The Bennett Playbill" in 1970.
She played Mother in a play "Love Me Little" (1958), at Helen Hayes Theatre.
Joan died on December 7, 1990, Scarsdale, New York, United States, at the age of 80.
She was married to:
David Wilde (1978-1990)
Walter Wanger (1940-1965) they had two daughters, Stephanie Wanger and Shelley Wanger
Gene Markey (1932-1937) they had one daughter, Melinda Markey
John Marion Fox (1926-1928) they had one daughter, Adrienne Ralston Fox
She dated Donald Cook (1957), Jennings Lang (1951), Charles Boyer (1935-1937), Bing Crosby (1934-1935) and Spencer Tracy (1930).