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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.
 3 Ring Circus (1955) Jill Brent
9.
 Sincerely Yours (1955) Marion Moore
10.
 The Warriors (1955) Lady Joan Holland
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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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