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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Joan Bennett died on 7th December, 1990. Her last relationship was with David Wilde (publisher/movie critic), they were married for 12 years.
During her life she was married to David Wilde (publisher/movie critic) from 1978 to 1990, Walter Wanger from 1940 to 1965, Gene Markey from 1932 to 1937 and John Marion Fox from 1926 to 1928.
She also dated Donald Cook in 1957, Jennings Lang in 1951, Errol Flynn in 1940, Charles Boyer in 1935, Bing Crosby from 1934 to 1935, Spencer Tracy in 1930, Lee Bowman, John Emery, Francis Lederer and John Whitney.
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