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Overview (1)

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Joanna Barnes is an American actress and novelist and journalist. Barnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Los Angeles, California soon after finishing her education, and took up a contract with Columbia Pictures. She has since had roles in more than twenty films and made guest appearances on many television shows, including the ABC/Warner Brothers programs, 77 Sunset Strip (1958) and Maverick (1957), CBS's Have Gun - Will Travel (1957), and the David Janssen crime drama, Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1957). Her books include "The Deceivers" (1970), "Pastora" (1980) and "Silverwood" (1985). Her books have been published in Italy, France, England, Sweden, Portugal and Brazil. Her syndicated column, "Touching Home," was for many years carried by The Chicago Tribune and New York News Syndicate.

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Spouse (3)

Jack Lionel Warner (1 October 1980 - 19 January 2012) ( his death)
Lawrence Dobkin (24 June 1961 - 16 January 1967) ( divorced)
Richard Edward Herndon (30 April 1955 - ?) ( divorced)

Trivia (6)

In the original The Parent Trap (1961) she was golddigger Vicki Robinson. Thirty-seven years later she played Vicki Blake, mother of the new golddigger, in the remake The Parent Trap (1998).
Living in The Sea Ranch development along the northern coast of California.
Barnes graduated in 1956 from Smith College; she belonged to the Phi Beta Kappa sorority.
Husband Jack Warner led California-based architectural firm, named four times in the top 100. Designed the Bel-Air Country Club and a wing of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Died of cancer aged 84.
She is a lifelong liberal Democrat.
In July 1960, Barnes was dropped from the Boston Social Register for having become an actress.

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