Joan Bennett

Joan Bennett
1910 - 1990

Joan Bennett  American Actress


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Joan Bennett was previously married to David Wilde (publisher/movie critic) (1978 - 1990), Walter Wanger (1940 - 1965), Gene Markey (1932 - 1937) and John Marion Fox (1926 - 1928).

Joan Bennett was in relationships with Donald Cook (1957), Jennings Lang (1951), Charles Boyer (1935 - 1937), Bing Crosby (1934 - 1935), Spencer Tracy (1930), Francis Lederer, Lee Bowman and John Emery.

Joan Bennett had an encounter with Errol Flynn (1940).


American Actress Joan Bennett was born Joan Geraldine Bennett on 27th February, 1910 in Palisades, New Jersey USA and passed away on 7th Dec 1990 Scarsdale, New York, USA aged 80. She is most remembered for Little Women. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Joan Bennett was in an on-screen matchup with Edward G. Robinson in Scarlet Street (1945).

Joan Bennett is a member of the following lists: Actors from New Jersey, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating8 2 years 4 months, 17 days 1 year
Married4 26 years, 8 months 14 years, 8 months 2 years, 10 months
Encounter1 - - -
Total13 26 years, 8 months 4 years, 9 months 1 year


First Name Joan
Middle Name Geraldine
Last Name Bennett
Maiden Name Bennett
Full Name at Birth Joan Geraldine Bennett
Alternative Name Joanie, Joan Geraldine Bennett, Joan Bennett
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th February, 1910
Birthplace Palisades, New Jersey USA
Died 7th December, 1990
Place of Death Scarsdale, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Lyme, Connecticut
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Little Women
Year(s) Active 1916–82, 1916–1982
Brand Endorsement Lux Toilet Soap (magazine advertisement), Beau Cake Make-Up (Magazine Advertisement) [1947], (1936) Print ad: Coca Cola (with Gene Markey) in Life magazine
Official Websites,
Father Richard Bennett
Mother Adrienne Morrison
Sister Constance Bennett, Barbara Bennett
Family Member Stephanie Wagner ( daughter ), Shelley Wagner ( daughter ), Adrienne Ralston Fox ( daughter ), Melinda ( daughter )
Friend Don Ameche, Joan Blondell, Elaine Steinbeck, John Steinbeck, Zachary Scott, Ruth Ford, Muriel Finney, Ben Finney, Fritz Lang, Lillian Gish, Myrna Loy, Robert Merrill, Richard Stack, Merle Oberon, Claudette Colbert, David O. Selznick, Jane Greer, Edward Lasker, Edie Goetz, William Goetz, Joel Pressman, Irene Mayer Selznick, Marjorie Hall, Alexander Hall, Alma Hitchcock, Alfred Hitchcock, Diana Lynn, Mortimer Hall, William Dozier, Joan Fontaine, Maria Montez, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Frances Goldwyn, Samuel Goldwyn, Jean Renior, Betty Furness, Ann Sothern, Hedy Lamarr, Spencer Tracy, Edward G. Robinson, Lana Turner, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, James and Pamela Mason

Joan Geraldine Bennett (February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990) was an American stage, film, and television actress. She came from a show-business family, one of three acting sisters. Beginning her career on the stage, Bennett appeared in more than 70 films from the era of silent movies, well into the sound era. She is best remembered for her film noir femme fatale roles in director Fritz Lang's movies, including Man Hunt (1941), The Woman in the Window (1944), and Scarlet Street (1945), and for her television role as matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard (and ancestors Naomi Collins, Judith Collins, and Flora Collins PT) in the gothic 1960’s soap opera Dark Shadows.

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Joan Bennett80 PiscesActress
David Wilde (publisher/movie critic)84Writer
Donald Cook60 LibraActor
Jennings Lang81 GeminiFilm/TV Producer
Errol Flynn50 GeminiActor
Walter Wanger74 CancerDirector
Charles Boyer78 VirgoActor
Bing Crosby74 TaurusActor
Gene Markey84 SagittariusDirector
Spencer Tracy67 AriesActor
John Marion Fox-
Lee Bowman64 CapricornActor
John Emery59 TaurusActor
Francis Lederer100 ScorpioActor
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Adrienne RalstonFemale20th February, 192893 years oldJohn Marion Fox
MelindaFemale27th February, 193487 years oldGene Markey
StephanieFemale26th May, 194378 years oldWalter Wanger
ShelleyFemale4th July, 194873 years oldWalter Wanger


Divorce Wars: A Love Story1982Adele BurgessTV Movie
This House Possessed1981Rag LadyTV Movie
Suddenly, Love1978Mrs. GrahamTV Movie
Suspiria1977Madame BlancMovie
Gidget Gets Married1972Claire RamseyTV Movie
The Eyes of Charles Sand1972Aunt Alexandria SandTV Movie
Police Surgeon1971CortessaTV Show
House of Dark Shadows1970Elizabeth Collins StoddardMovie
Love, American Style1969Edith (segment "Love and the Second Time")TV Show
The Governor & J.J.1969Joan Darlene DelaneyTV Show
Dark Shadows1966Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, Judith Collins, Opening VoiceoverTV Show
Mr. Broadway1964Mrs. KelseyTV Show
Burke's Law1963Denise MitchellTV Show
Desire in the Dust1960Mrs. MarquandMovie
Too Young to Go Steady1959Mary BlakeTV Show
Pursuit1958TV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Grace GravesTV Show
There's Always Tomorrow1956Marion GrovesMovie
Playhouse 901956Vickie MaxwellTV Show
Navy Wife1956Peg BlainMovie
We're No Angels1955Amelie DucotelMovie
Climax!1954HonoraTV Show
Highway Dragnet1954Mrs. CummingsMovie
The Best of Broadway1954Lorraine SheldonTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Bettina BlaneTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Marcia Manners, MarionTV Show
Father's Little Dividend1951Ellie BanksMovie
The Guy Who Came Back1951Kathy JoplinMovie
Father of the Bride1950Ellie BanksMovie
For Heaven's Sake1950Lydia BoltonMovie
Danger1950TV Show
Somerset Maugham TV Theatre1950TV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950TV Show
The Reckless Moment1949Lucia HarperMovie
Hollow Triumph1948Evelyn HahnMovie
Secret Beyond the Door...1947Celia LamphereMovie
The Macomber Affair1947Margaret 'Margo' MacomberMovie
The Woman on the Beach1947PeggyMovie
Colonel Effingham's Raid1946Ella Sue DozierMovie
Nob Hill1945Harriet CarruthersMovie
Scarlet Street1945Katharine 'Kitty' MarchMovie
The Woman in the Window1944Alice ReedMovie
Margin for Error1943Sophia BaumerMovie
Girl Trouble1942June DelaneyMovie
The Wife Takes a Flyer1942Anita WovermanMovie
Twin Beds1942Julie AbbottMovie
Man Hunt1941JerryMovie
Confirm or Deny1941Jennifer CarsonMovie
She Knew All the Answers1941Gloria WintersMovie
Wild Geese Calling1941Sally MurdockMovie
Green Hell1940Stephanie RichardsonMovie
The House Across the Bay1940Brenda BentleyMovie
The Son of Monte Cristo1940Grand Duchess Zona of LichtenburgMovie
The Man I Married1940Carol HoffmanMovie
The Housekeeper's Daughter1939HildaMovie
The Man in the Iron Mask1939Maria TheresaMovie
Artists and Models Abroad1938Patricia HarperMovie
I Met My Love Again1938Julie WeirMovie
The Texans1938Ivy PrestonMovie
Trade Winds1938Kay KerriganMovie
Vogues of 19381937Wendy Van KletteringMovie
Big Brown Eyes1936Eve FallonMovie
Wedding Present1936Monica 'Rusty' FlemingMovie
Thirteen Hours by Air1936Felice RollinsMovie
Two in a Crowd1936Julia WayneMovie
Private Worlds1935Sally MacGregorMovie
She Couldn't Take It1935Carol Van DykeMovie
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo1935Helen BerkeleyMovie
Two for Tonight1935Bobbie LockwoodMovie
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head1934Adele VerinMovie
The Pursuit of Happiness1934Prudence KirklandMovie
Little Women1933Amy MarchMovie
Arizona to Broadway1933Lynn MartinMovie
Me and My Gal1932Helen RileyMovie
Careless Lady1932Sally BrownMovie
She Wanted a Millionaire1932Jane MillerMovie
The Trial of Vivienne Ware1932Vivienne WareMovie
Wild Girl1932Salomy JaneMovie
Week Ends Only1932Venetia CarrMovie
Doctors' Wives1931Nina Wyndram PenningMovie
Hush Money1931Joan GordonMovie
Many a Slip1931Pat CosterMovie
Maybe It's Love1930Nan SheffieldMovie
Moby Dick1930FaithMovie
Puttin' on the Ritz1930Dolores FentonMovie
Crazy That Way1930Ann JordanMovie
Scotland Yard1930Xandra, Lady LasherMovie
Bulldog Drummond1929Phyllis BentonMovie
Three Live Ghosts1929Rose GordonMovie
The Mississippi Gambler1929Lucy BlackburnMovie
The Divine Lady1928Extra (uncredited)Movie
Power1928A DameMovie
Show Folks1928Night Club Patron (uncredited)Movie
The Eternal City1923Page (uncredited)Movie
The Valley of Decision1916An 'Unborn Soul'Movie
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