Joanna Pettet

1942

This beautiful, stylish, London-born blonde started out quite promisingly on the stage and in late '60s films before phasing out her career out in the '90s. Joanna Pettet was born Joanna Jane Salmon and raised in Canada. Her father, a British Royal Air Force pilot, was killed in WWII. Her trek to New York to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse paid off with subsequent Broadway roles in "Take Her, She's Mine" (debut: understudy to Elizabeth Ashley), "The Chinese Prime Minister" and "Poor Richard" with Alan Bates, which earned her the Theatre World Award in 1965.A steady role on The Doctors (1963) daytime soap occurred around this time. Escorted to Hollywood, Joanna stood her ground among the other talented hopefuls such as Candice Bergen, Shirley Knight, Jessica Walter and the late Joan Hackett and Elizabeth Hartman in the glossy Ivy-League film soap The Group (1966). Continuing on, she proved a diverting love interest in the British thriller Robbery (1967) and in the French/English co-

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