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Joan McCracken (1917–1961)

Joan McCracken was born on December 31, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Good News (1947), Hollywood Canteen (1944) and Great Catherine (1948). She was married to Bob Fosse and Jack Dunphy. She died on November 1, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1953 Main Street to Broadway
Joan McCracken - First Nighter (uncredited)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
- White Night (1953)
 1948 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
- Night Club (1948)
 1948 Great Catherine (TV Movie)
 1947 Good News
Babe Doolittle
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
Specialty Dancer
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (performer: "Pass That Peace Pipe" (1947) - uncredited)
 1947 Good News (performer: "Good News", "Tait Song", "Lucky in Love", "Pass That Peace Pipe" - uncredited)
 1944 Hollywood Canteen (performer: "Ballet in Jive" (1944) - uncredited)
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 1953 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #6.46 (1953) ... Herself
 1951 Wonderful Town, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #1.3 (1951) ... Herself
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary)
Performer in Clip from 'Good News' (uncredited)
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary)
Herself (clip from "Good News")

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She had a starring role on Broadway in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Me and Juliet (and is on the original cast recording) See more »

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She was a student of George Balanchine in the first year of the School of American Ballet (SAB). See more »

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Capricorn

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