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My film career faded. A man can go on playing certain roles 'til he's sixty. But not a woman.
[in 1984] The "Golden Age" is gone, and with it most of the people of great taste. It doesn't seem to be any fun any more.
Was offered the role of Beth McCarthy in Cocoon
(1985). Director Ron Howard
wanted to reunite co-star Don Ameche
with one of his former leading ladies and he thought of Joan. Unfortunately, she was in frail health at the time and supposedly turned down the role, a decision she later regretted when "Cocoon" became one of the biggest box office hits of 1985 and spawned a sequel. The part was played...
Often played untrustworthy but sexy femme fatales