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|Born:||February 6, 1931||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Rowena, South Dakota, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Played a small role in the Howard Hughes-Joseph von Sternberg debacle, "Jet Pilot", starring John Wayne and Janet Leigh; film was not released until 1957
Initial film released, "His Kind of Woman"; billed as Joan Olander
Played first female lead in a film, "Running Wild"
First worked with producer (and sometime director) Albert Zugsmith, "Star in the Dust"
Played Maybelle Perkins on the CBS comedy special (and series pilot), "Meet the Girls: The Shape, The Face and the Brain"
Among last leading roles in features was her part in "You've Got to Be Smart"
Returned to features after nearly 20 years to play a supporting role in the teen comedy, "Free Ride"
Played the role of Minnie on the HBO five-part comedy-adventure series, "Glory Years"
Made cameo appearance (including doffing her top) in "Slackers"
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