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Joan Blondell

Joan Blondell

American actress
With blonde hair, big blue eyes and a big smile, Joan Blondell was usually cast as the wisecracking working girl who was the lead's best friend.Joan was born Rose Blondell in Manhattan, New York, the daughter of Katie and Eddie Blondell, who were vaudeville performers. Her father was a Polish Jewish immigrant, and her mother was of Irish heritage. Joan was on the stage when she was three years old.Wikipedia
BornAugust 30, 1906
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Height5'2" (1.57m)
SpouseMike Todd, Dick Powell, George Barnes
ChildrenNorman Powell
ParentsKathryn Caine, Levi Bluestein
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1978Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureOpening Night (1977 film)Nominated
1970Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic SeriesHere Come the BridesNominated
1969Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic SeriesHere Come the BridesNominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureThe Cincinnati KidNominated
1952Academy AwardActress in a Supporting RoleThe Blue Veil (1951 film)Nominated
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