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Joan Taylor (I) (1929–2012)

Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from watching so many at her father's theater, and she ... See full bio »

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 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Beth Collins
- Scream Softly, Dear (1963) ... Beth Collins
 1960-1962 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Milly Scott / Millie Scott
- Tinhorn (1962) ... Milly Scott
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
- The Hook (1962) ... Maggie
 1962 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mrs. Tate
- Who's Margie? (1962) ... Mrs. Tate
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Nancy Crawford
- The Schemer: William Norman (1962) ... Nancy Crawford
 1962 Bronco (TV Series)
- A Sure Thing (1962) ... Lorain
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Muriel Stewart
- Birds and Bees (1961) ... Muriel Stewart
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
- Incident Before Black Pass (1961) ... Paibada
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Myrna Fontaine
- Matt's Woman (1961) ... Myrna Fontaine
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Lauren Bodret
- Number Please (1960) ... Lauren Bodret
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Ellen McGraw
- Calamity (1959) ... Ellen McGraw
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Mary Ann Wilson
- Millionaire Andrew C. Cooley (1959) ... Mary Ann Wilson
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Rita Maynor
- Trouble on the Trail (1959) ... Rita Maynor
 1959 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
- Marked Money (1959)
 1959 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Julie Kenton
- Mama's Boy (1959) ... Julie Kenton
 1959 Men Into Space (TV Series)
Carol Gordon
- Water Tank Rescue (1959) ... Carol Gordon
 1959 21 Beacon Street (TV Series)
- Dilemma (1959) ... Ruth
- The Trap (1959)
 1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Maryjo Ulman aka Gloria Sawyer
- Maryjo Is Missing (1959) ... Maryjo Ulman aka Gloria Sawyer
 1959 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Anna Wheat
- Young Love (1959) ... Anna Wheat
 1958 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Lavinia Lake
- Old Dixie (1958) ... Lavinia Lake
- An Ace Called Spade (1958) ... Lavinia Lake
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Liz Hatton
- The Man with the Scar (1958) ... Liz Hatton
 1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Rose Bailey
- The Scaffold (1958) ... Rose Bailey
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Diane Baxter / Jackie
- No Pockets in a Shroud (1958) ... Diane Baxter
- Final Curtain (1958) ... Jackie
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Bright Star
- A Man Called Horse (1958) ... Bright Star
 1957 War Drums
 1956 Girls in Prison
Anne Carson
 1956 State Trooper (TV Series)
Marietta Beck
- The Bride Wore Bullets ... Marietta Beck
 1955 Fort Yuma
 1955 Apache Woman
Anne LeBeau
 1954 Rose Marie
 1953 War Paint
 1953 Off Limits
 1952 The Savage
 1951 On Dangerous Ground
Hazel (uncredited)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
 1950 Last Date (Short)
 1949 Fighting Man of the Plains
Evelyn Slocum
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Was in a recurring role as an intriguing, subtle love interest for Chuck Connors in The Rifleman (1958) series. She was replaced by Patricia Blair (later of Daniel Boone (1964) TV fame) when Joan's husband, producer/director Leonard Freeman, relocated the family to Hawaii where he was producing the Hawaii Five-O (1968) series. She abruptly retired in December of 1963 to raise her daughter. See more »

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