Palisades, New Jersey USA
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Scarsdale, New York USA
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The sister of actresses Barbara and Constance Bennett. Made five films with German director Fritz Lang, which is the most of any actor in movie history. Most actors found Lang to be hard to work.
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Joan Geraldine Bennett
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Lux Toilet Soap (magazine advertisement), Beau Cake Make-Up (Magazine Advertisement) 
Constance Bennett, Barbara Bennett
Don Ameche, Joan Blondell, Elaine Steinbeck, John Steinbeck, Zachary Scott, Ruth Ford, Muriel Finney, Ben Finney, Fritz Lang, Lillian Gish, Myrna Loy, Robert Merrill, Richard Stack, Merle Oberon, Claudette Colbert, David O. Selznick, Jane Greer, Edward Lasker, Edie Goetz, William Goetz, Joel Pressman, Irene Mayer Selznick, Marjorie Hall, Alexander Hall, Alma Hitchcock, Alfred Hitchcock, Diana Lynn, Mortimer Hall, William Dozier, Joan Fontaine, Maria Montez, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Frances Goldwyn, Samuel Goldwyn, Jean Renior, Betty Furness, Ann Sothern
The Bennett Playbill , How to Be Attractive 
The Bennetts, An Acting Family  (Brian Kellow), The Glamour Girls  (James Robert Parish and Don E. Stanke), Alternate Oscars, One Critic's Defiant Choices for Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - From 1927 to the Present  (Danny Peary), Femme Noir, The Bad Girls of Film  (Karen Burroughs Hannsberry), Stars of the Screen 1931, A volume of biographies of contemporary actors and actresses engaged in photoplay throughout the world  (Cedric Osmond Bermingham), Close-Ups, From the Golden Age of the Silent Cinema  (John Richard Finch and Paul Elby), Movie-Star Portraits of the Forties, 163 Glamor Photos (John Kobel)
Hedy Lamarr, Spencer Tracy, Edward G. Robinson, Lana Turner, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, James and Pamela Mason
Joan Geraldine Bennett (February 27, 1910 – December 7, 1990) was an American stage, film and television actress. Besides acting on the stage, Bennett appeared in more than 70 motion pictures from the era of silent movies, well into the sound era. She is possibly best-remembered for her film noir femme fatale roles in director Fritz Lang's movies such as The Woman in the Window (1944) and Scarlet Street (1945).
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Stephanie Wagner ( daughter ), Shelley Wagner ( daughter ), Adrienne Ralston Fox ( daughter ), Melinda ( daughter )
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(1936) Print ad: Coca Cola (with Gene Markey) in Life magazine
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passed away on 7th Dec 1990 aged 80. |||
Joan Bennett passed away on 7th Dec 1990 aged 80.
Joan Bennett was previously married to David Wilde (publisher/movie critic) (1968 - 1990), Walter Wanger (1939 - 1965), Gene Markey (1931 - 1937) and John Marion Fox (1925 - 1928).
She was also in relationships with Donald Cook (1957), Jennings Lang (1951), Errol Flynn (1940), Charles Boyer (1935), Bing Crosby (1934 - 1935), Spencer Tracy (1930), John Whitney, Lee Bowman, John Emery and Francis Lederer.
Joan Bennett had 4 children, Adrienne Ralston (88), Melinda (82), Stephanie (73) and Shelley (68).
Joan Bennett is a 80 year old American Actress. Born Joan Geraldine Bennett on 27th February, 1910 in Palisades, New Jersey USA, she is famous for Little Women in a career that spans 1916–82. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Joan Bennett was in an on-screen matchup with Edward G. Robinson in Scarlet Street (1945).
Joan Bennett is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from New Jersey,
20th-century American actresses and
American silent film actresses.
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