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Joanne Dru
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    (January 31, 1922-September 10, 1996)
    Born in Logan, West Virginia
    Birth name was Joan Letitia LaCock
    Appeared in the films 'Abie's Irish Rose' (1946), 'Red River' (1948), 'All The King's Men' (1949), 'She Wore A Yellow Ribbon' (1949), 'Wagon Master' (1950), 'Mr. Belvedere Rings The Bell' (1951), 'The Pride of St. Louis' (1952), '3 Ring Circus' (1954), 'Sincerely Yours' (1955), 'The Light in the Forest' (1958), 'Sylvia' (1965) and 'Super Fuzz' (1980)
    Sister of game show host Peter Marshall
    Just one month after divorcing singer Dick Haymes, she married actor John Ireland (1949).
    She was typecast in Westerns even though she hated them. ('Those long gingham dresses with boned bodices are miserable things to wear.')
    She filed for bankruptcy (1957).
    She advertised for Camel cigarettes.
    While working as a model, she was discovered by Al Jolson, who cast her in his Broadway show.
    She divorced Ireland after he gave her two black eyes.
    During filming of 'She Wore A Yellow Ribbon,' John Ford made her scream her lungs out on an empty soundstage to lower her voice an octave.

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