|Also Known As:
Joanne Latitia Lacock, Joanne Marshall
||Died: || September 10, 1996
|Born: || January 31, 1923
||Cause of Death: || respiratory failure due to lymphedema
|| Logan, West Virginia, USA
actor, showgirl, model
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Moved to New York after the death of her father
Became a Powers model while still in high school
Changed last name from LaCock to Marshall
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
Moved to Hollywood with husband, Dick Haymes
Film acting debut was "Abie's Irish Rose" acting opposite Bing Crosby
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
Cast in director John Ford's "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" again opposite John Wayne
Appeared in "All the King's Men"
Acted in "Wagonmaster" another John Ford film, co-starring Ben Johnson
Starred in "Guestward Ho!" an ABC-TV sitcom, playing the role of Babs Hooten
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Dick Haymes. Actor, singer. Married 1941-49; father of her three children.
John Ireland. Actor. Married 1949-56.
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.
Peter Marshall. TV game-show host. Survived her.
David Moss. Survived her.
Joanna Santos. Survived her.
Barbara Nugent Haymes. Died c. 1993.
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