Joan Blondell Height Weight Body Measurements Bra Size

Rose Joan Blondell was born in New York City, New York, United States, on August 30, 1906, was an American actress. Young Joan Blondell first started her career in vaudeville. She made her big screen debut in pre-Code romantic drama film The Office Wife (1930) in role as Katherine Mudcock. She got her television debut in ABC crime drama series The Untouchables (1961) in episode "The Underground Court", in role as Hannah 'Lucy' Wagnall. Joan's breakthrough performance came as Mamie in pre-Code gangster film The Public Enemy (1931). She landed her Broadway debut in a play "The Trial of Mary Dugan" (1927-1928) as Replacement, at National Theatre, Sam H. Harris Theatre and Century Theatre.

How tall was Joan Blondell and what was her weight? Joan Blondell's height was 5' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 157.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 121 іn pоunds or 55 іn kіlоgrаmѕ. Joan Blondell body measurements was bust-waist-hip 35-26-37 in inches or 89-66-94 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 34B with cup size B.

Joan Blondell

Joan Blondell
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Birth Date

August 30, 1906


December 25, 1979


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm

Body Measurements

35-26-37 in | 89-66-94 cm


55 kg | 121 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

6.5 US | 37 EU

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Annie Rawlins in historical drama film The Blue Veil (1951).

She won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Lady Fingers in drama movie The Cincinnati Kid (1965).

She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Sarah Goode in psychological drama film Opening Night (1977).

Night Nurse (1931) pre-Code crime drama mystery as B. Maloney

Three on a Match (1932) pre-Code crime drama as Mary Keaton

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) pre-Code musical as Carol King

Footlight Parade (1933) pre-Code musical as Nan Prescott

Dames (1934) musical comedy as Mabel Anderson

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (1945) drama as Aunt Sissy

Desk Set (1957) romantic comedy as Peg Costello

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957) satirical comedy as Violet

Support Your Local Gunfighter! (1971) comic Western as Jenny

Best TV Shows

She was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Lottie Hatfield in comedy Western television series Here Come the Brides (1968-1970).

She played Peggy Revere in NBC detective series Banyon (1972-1973).


Attended Chicago's Elmwood School and Santa Monica High School.

Studied at North Texas State Teacher's College (now the University of North Texas) in Denton, Texas (1926–1927).

Had Irish and Polish Jewish ancestry.

Had younger sister, Gloria Blondell and brother, Ed Blondell, Jr.

She won the 1926 Miss Dallas pageant.

She also placed fourth for Miss America 1926 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

She worked as a fashion model in New York.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6311 Hollywood Boulevard in 1960.

She played Etta in a play "Maggie the Magnificent" (1929), at Cort Theatre.

She portrayed Myrtle in a play "Penny Arcade" (1930), at Fulton Theatre.

She played Honey Bee Carroll in a play "The Naked Genius" (1943), at Plymouth Theatre.

She was nominated for the Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for her role as Mrs. Farrow in a play "The Rope Dancers" (1957-1958), at Cort Theatre and Henry Miller's Theatre.

She wrote a novel "Center Door Fancy" (1972).

Joan died on December 25, 1979, Santa Monica, California, United States, at the age of 73.


She was married to:

Mike Todd (1947-1950)

Dick Powell (1936-1944) they had one daughter, Ellen

George Barnes (1932-1936) they had one son, Norman Scott Barnes


She dated Clark Gable (1945), John Wayne (1941-1942) and Humphrey Bogart (1930).