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Also Known As: Died: December 25, 1979
Born: August 30, 1906 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ... actor novelist vaudevillian
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Unconventionally beautiful, gifted performer who appeared in over 80 films while maintaining a successful stage career. Blondell played a number of leads, secondary leads and, later, character parts, often as brassy but warm-hearted types; among her best known films are "Golddiggers of 1933" (1933), "Nightmare Alley" (1947) and "The Cincinatti Kid" (1965). She was married to cinematographer George Barnes (1933-35), actor Dick Powell (1936-45) and producer Mike Todd (1947-50).

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AnnieLaurie ( 2007-11-19 )

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New Joan Blondell biography available:
Joan Blondell: A Life Between Takes by Matthew Kennedy (2007)

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