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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 4 November 1932London, England, UK
Date of Death 19 August 2006Santa Monica, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameJoyce Ogus
Height 5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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Joyce Blair was born on November 4, 1932 in London, England as Joyce Ogus. She was an actress, known for Arch of Triumph (1984), Blonde Sinner (1956) and Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter (1991). She died on August 19, 2006 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Trivia (6)

Sister of Lionel Blair
Recorded a single (45) for Ember Records in 1963 as "Miss X". The 'A' side, "Christine", a satirical dig at the notorious Christine Keeler affair, was a minor hit in the UK. It was produced by John Barry, who also co-wrote "Gotta Getaway Now", sung by Blair in the film Be My Guest (1965).
Formed a song-and-dance team with her brother Lionel.
Began performing as a child by entertaining people in air raid shelters in London during WWII.
Her father was a Russian barber, named Myer Ogus, who changed the family name to Blair.
Was an accomplished tap dancer.

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