Joan Banks (1918–1998)

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Joan Banks was born on October 30, 1918 in Petersburg, West Virginia, USA as Joan Elinor Banks. She was an actress, known for Cry Danger (1951), Hazel (1961) and Mister Cory (1957). She was married to Allan Raymond Johnson and Frank Lovejoy. She died on January 18, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Cry Danger Alice Fletcher
(1951)
Hazel Francesca Kettering / Jane Edwards
(1961-1962)
(1957)
Bright Victory Janet Grayson
(1951)

Filmography

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 1967 Bewitched (TV Series)
Margaret Baxter
- Birdies, Bogies and Baxter (1967) ... Margaret Baxter
 1957-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Nellie Conway / Rhonda Houseman / Mrs. Manley / ...
- The Case of the Woeful Widower (1964) ... Nellie Conway (as Joan Lovejoy)
- The Case of the Left-Handed Liar (1961) ... Rhonda Houseman
- The Case of the Mythical Monkeys (1960) ... Mrs. Manley
- The Case of the Fancy Figures (1958) ... Valerie Brewster
- The Case of the Negligent Nymph (1957) ... Karen Alder
 1961-1962 National Velvet (TV Series)
Mrs. Hadley / Helen Hadley
- The Test (1962) ... Mrs. Hadley
- The Bully (1961) ... Mrs. Hadley
- The Lake (1961) ... Mrs. Hadley
- The Sissy (1961) ... Helen Hadley
 1961-1962 Hazel (TV Series)
Jane Edwards / Francesca Kettering
- Dorothy's Birthday (1962) ... Jane Edwards
- Dorothy's New Client (1961) ... Francesca Kettering
 1961 Return to Peyton Place
Mrs. Humphries (uncredited)
 1960 Let's Make Love
Secretary (uncredited)
 1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Mrs. Edna Gilroy
- Here Comes the Groom (1960) ... Mrs. Edna Gilroy
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
June
- Surprise Party (1960) ... June
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Aunt 'Birdie' Birdwell
- Then There Were Three (1960) ... Aunt 'Birdie' Birdwell
 1960 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Lee Swinnerton
- The Fine Art of Murder (1960) ... Lee Swinnerton
 1959 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
Norah Eddiman
- The Wagon Raiders (1959) ... Norah Eddiman
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Nora
- The Twist of the Key (1959) ... Nora
 1959 Colonel Humphrey Flack (TV Series)
Deborah
- Colonel Flack's New Muffler (1959) ... Deborah
 1958 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series)
Melanie Fleming
- Legacy of a Legend (1958) ... Melanie Fleming
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Clara Hood
- Fatal Memory (1958) ... Clara Hood
 1958 State Trooper (TV Series)
Edna Linkman
- Hardrock Man (1958) ... Edna Linkman
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Sandra Ryan
- Music to Die By (1958) ... Sandra Ryan
 1958 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
Lovey
- The Lovey Doveys (1958) ... Lovey
 1957-1958 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
Doris Stark / Laura
- Face of the Dead (1958) ... Doris Stark
- The Funeral (1957) ... Laura
 1958 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Dottie
- The Train (1958) ... Dottie
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Bonnie Benson
- The Benson Case (1957) ... Bonnie Benson
 1957 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Cynthia Roland
- Voices in the Fog (1957) ... Cynthia Roland
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Ruth Ferris Carson
- The Ruth Ferris Story (1957) ... Ruth Ferris Carson
 1956-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Lee / Margaret
- The Cream of the Jest (1957) ... Lee
- Never Again (1956) ... Margaret
 1957 Mister Cory
Lily
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- One Left Over (1957)
 1956 The Charles Farrell Show (TV Series)
Karen Grant
- Fatal Charm (1956) ... Karen Grant
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Hilda Pomeroy
- A Past Remembered (1956) ... Hilda Pomeroy
 1956 December Bride (TV Series)
Mary Lou Bigelow
- Swimming Pool (1956) ... Mary Lou Bigelow
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Salesgirl
- All for Amy (1956) ... Salesgirl
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- Screen Credit (1956)
 1953-1955 Private Secretary (TV Series)
Sylvia Platt
- The Platt Plan (1955) ... Sylvia Platt
- The Boy Next Door (1955) ... Sylvia Platt
- Finders Keepers (1955) ... Sylvia Platt
- The Brass Ring (1954) ... Sylvia Platt
- The Rivals (1954) ... Sylvia Platt
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Fran / Letty Bowman
- A Note of Fear (1955) ... Fran
- To Kill a Man (1955) ... Letty Bowman
 1954-1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Miss Gardner / Alice Rogers
- Gracie Tries to Select George's Next Wife (1955) ... Miss Gardner
- Gracie Helps Mechanic with Girlfriend (1954) ... Alice Rogers
 1955 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Estelle
- Safe Journey (1955) ... Estelle
 1953-1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Celeste / Madeline / Laughing Woman
- Marked Down (1954) ... Celeste
- The Girl on the Park Bench (1953) ... Madeline
- Search in the Night (1953) ... Laughing Woman (uncredited)
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Two Wise Women (1954)
 1954 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Eleanor Harris
- Fan Magazine Interview (1954) ... Eleanor Harris
 1952 My Pal Gus
Ivy Tolliver
 1952 Washington Story
Mrs. Vatek
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- Joker's Wild (1952)
 1951 Bright Victory
Janet Grayson
 1951 Cry Danger
Alice Fletcher
 1950 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was a regular guest star on the radio drama "Nightbeat" in which her husband Frank Lovejoy was the star.

Alternate Names:

Joan Lovejoy

Spouse:

Allan Raymond Johnson  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

Banks was a voice-over regular on the popular 1930s radio series "Gangbusters" that featured weekly episodes based actual crime incidents. Each program ended with various descriptions of wanted criminals, many of whom were later arrested due to avid listener participation. She married fellow "Gangbuster" voice-over actor Frank Lovejoy. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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