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Also Known As: Joanne Latitia Lacock, Joanne Marshall Died: September 10, 1996
Born: January 31, 1923 Cause of Death: respiratory failure due to lymphedema
Birth Place: Logan, West Virginia, USA Profession: actor, showgirl, model

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Supersnooper (1981) Rosy Labouche
2.
 Sylvia (1965) Jane Philips
3.
 September Storm (1960) Anne Traymore
4.
 The Wild and the Innocent (1959) Marcy [Howard]
5.
 The Light in the Forest (1958) Milly Elder
6.
 Drango (1957) Kate Calder
7.
 Hell on Frisco Bay (1956) Marcia Rollins
8.
 The Warriors (1955) Lady Joan Holland
9.
 Sincerely Yours (1955) Marion Moore
10.
 3 Ring Circus (1955) Jill Brent
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Moved to New York after the death of her father
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Became a Powers model while still in high school
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Changed last name from LaCock to Marshall
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Began career as a showgirl in Al Jolson's last Broadway show "Hold Onto Your Hats" with Joyce Mathews and Jinx Falkenberg; co-starred Martha Raye
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Moved to Hollywood with husband, Dick Haymes
1946:
Film acting debut was "Abie's Irish Rose" acting opposite Bing Crosby
1948:
Co-starred in director Howard Hawks' "Red River" as Tess Millay with John Wayne; Hawks spotted her sunning in Palm Springs; changed her last name from Marshall to Dru
1949:
Cast in director John Ford's "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" again opposite John Wayne
1949:
Appeared in "All the King's Men"
1950:
Acted in "Wagonmaster" another John Ford film, co-starring Ben Johnson
1960:
Starred in "Guestward Ho!" an ABC-TV sitcom, playing the role of Babs Hooten
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husband:
Dick Haymes. Actor, singer. Married 1941-49; father of her three children.
husband:
John Ireland. Actor. Married 1949-56.
husband:
C V Wood Jr. Executive. Married 1970 for 22 years; was president of Warner Bros Recreational Enterprises Division when he died of lung cancer March 13, 1992 at age 71; purchased London Bridge in 1968 and shipped it to Lake Havasu, AZ.

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brother:
Peter Marshall. TV game-show host. Survived her.
brother:
David Moss. Survived her.
daughter:
Joanna Santos. Survived her.
daughter:
Barbara Nugent Haymes. Died c. 1993.
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