Appeared (as "Douane"; Broadway debut in a regular role) in "The Lovers" on Broadway. Written by Leslie Stevens
. Scenic Design by Charles Elson. Costume Design by John Boyt. Lighting Design by Charles Elson. Directed by Michael Gordon
and Arthur Penn
[earliest Broadway credit]. Martin Beck Theatre: 10 May 1956-12 May 1956 (4 ...
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There aren't a lot of movies for people our age, and I was never terribly enamored of making movies -- mainly because I like to work on stage. I didn't make a lot of movies. I'm very happy doing what I'm doing now: I like to direct and act occasionally on stage. Once in a while, I do television. It's more likely that somebody my age can find a part in television. - June, 2000
When she was 9 years old, Joanne traveled with her mother to Atlanta for the premiere of Gone with the Wind
(1939). During the parade, she leapt into a limousine carrying Laurence Olivier
and sat in his lap as she had a crush on him after seeing Wuthering Heights
(1939). Years later when the two were working on Come Back, Little Sheba
(1977), Olivier claimed to remember the incident vividly.
Known for playing mentally or emotionally disturbed women