Joan Gardner


Biography

Over the course of her career, Joan Gardner has lent her memorable voice to a variety of Hollywood productions. Early on in her acting career, Gardner landed roles in various films, including "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1935) with Leslie Howard, "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" (1936) and "The Rebel Son" (1939). Additionally, Gardner added her pipes to the television series "Valley of t...

Biography

Over the course of her career, Joan Gardner has lent her memorable voice to a variety of Hollywood productions. Early on in her acting career, Gardner landed roles in various films, including "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1935) with Leslie Howard, "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" (1936) and "The Rebel Son" (1939). Additionally, Gardner added her pipes to the television series "Valley of the Dinosaurs" (CBS, 1974-76). Gardner more recently voiced characters in "Pound Puppies" (ABC, 1986-87). Gardner passed away in September 1999 at the age of 85.

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Wedding Rehearsal (1932) - He's Married Not Buried First scene for Roland Young as Reggie, London society’s favorite best-man, first with the (running gag) Roxbury twins Mary Rose and Rose Mary (Wendy Barrie, Joan Gardner) then with his grandmother, secretary and friend (Kate Cutler, Merle Oberon in her first movie, Diana Napier), in Alexander Korda’s Wedding Rehearsal, 1932.
Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1934) - Our Most Dangerous Enemy Completing the rescue of the de Tournays (Joan Gardner, Mabel Terry-Lewis, Roy Meredith) by fake French officer Ffoulkes (Anthony Bushell), then the big reveal, that the old French hag wagon driver is Leslie Howard, the title character, Sir Percy, who loses the costume and splits with his brother-in-law (Walter Rilla), in The Scarlet Pimpernel, 1935.
Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1935) - A Humble Wayside Flower Anthony Bushell as Sir Andrew, a Britisher posing as a French revolutionary officer, with the de Tournays, whom he rescued (Joan Gardner, Mabel Terry-Lewis, Roy Meredith) from the guillotine, leading to the introduction of Merle Oberon as the unseen and uninformed hero’s wife, Melville Cooper her painter, in London Films’ The Scarlet Pimpernel, 1935.
Dark Journey (1937) - What A Girl Will Say German spy Von Marwitz (Conrad Veidt), posing as a Stockholm playboy, shows off a kissing trick with Lupita (Joan Gardner), figured out by French double agent Madeleine (Vivien Leigh), with escort Bob (Anthony Bushell), in Dark Journey, 1937.
Challenge, The (1938) - Secrets Up There Customs officer (Cyril Smith) hassling innkeeper Favre (Fred Groves), his daughter Felicitas (Joan Gardner) fretting, when Carrel (Luis Trenker) arrives with injured Whymper (Robert Douglas) in the Matter Horn conquest thriller The Challenge, 1938.

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