Joyce Holden (I) (1930–2022)

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Joyce Holden was born on September 1, 1930 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for The Milkman (1950), Private Eyes (1953) and The Werewolf (1956). She was married to David P. Mannhalter and Dok Stanford. She died on January 21, 2022. See full bio »


(age 91)

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Known For

The Milkman Ginger Burton
Private Eyes Myra Hagen
The Werewolf Amy Standish


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 1958 Sea Divers (TV Movie)
Hilda Thayer
 1958 The Lineup (TV Series)
 1958 Terror from the Year 5000
Claire Erling
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Abbie Martin
- The Duke of Sing Sing (1957) ... Abbie Martin
 1956 Further Adventures of Spin and Marty (TV Series)
Miss Adams
 1955-1956 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Janice Fetter / Cara Marsh
- The Black Cat Waits (1956) ... Janice Fetter
- Aloha Means Goodbye (1955) ... Cara Marsh
 1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Pilgrimage (1956)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Blood and Satin (1956) ... Abbie
 1956 The Werewolf
Amy Standish
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Eve / Laura Thompson
- The Man Who Dreamt Winners (1956) ... Eve
- When the Wise Men Appeared (1955) ... Laura Thompson
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
- Mr. Belvedere (1956) ... Edna
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Ann Clark
- The Human Touch (1956) ... Ann Clark
 1955-1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Alma Stark / Joan Emerson
- Signals from the Heart (1956) ... Alma Stark
- The Brain of John Emerson (1955) ... Joan Emerson
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Winifred / Joan Winfield
- Here Comes the Groom (1956) ... Winifred
- The Bride Came C.O.D. (1955) ... Joan Winfield
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Helen Grant
- Star and Shield (1956) ... Helen Grant
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Fabulous Sycamores (1955) ... Essie
 1953-1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Janet / Alison
- Prosper's Old Mother (1955) ... Janet
- Atomic Love (1953) ... Alison
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Claire Torrington
- The Case of Operation Sabotage (1955) ... Claire Torrington
 1955 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Mrs. Van Buskirk
- Career Woman (1955) ... Mrs. Van Buskirk
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Big Town (TV Series)
Merrilee Winters
- The Auctioneer (1954) ... Merrilee Winters
- Taxi Dancer (1953) ... Merrilee Winters
- Dangerous Man (1953) ... Merrilee Winters
 1953 Private Eyes
Myra Hagen
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- The FBI Story (1953)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Bless the Man (1953) ... Caroline
 1953 Murder Without Tears
Joyce Fitzgerald
 1953 Girls in the Night
Georgia Cordray
 1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Marie Wallace Grant #1 (1954)
 1952 Bronco Buster
Judy Bream
 1951 You Never Can Tell
Golden Harvest aka Goldie Harvey
 1951 Iron Man
'Tiny' Ford - Photographer
 1951 Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm
Hospital Receptionist (uncredited)
 1951 Target Unknown
German Nurse
 1950 The Milkman
Ginger Burton
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "The Girl") in "The Seven Year Itch", Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA.

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David P. Mannhalter  (her death) | See more »

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I feel sorry for young actors today. Where do they learn everything? Where are they allowed to take ballet and horseback-riding, and do live shows and USO tours? JH - reflecting on her training at Universal See more »


Holden had a stage mother who started her daughter's performing, dancing and singing when Holden was just three years old. She and her mother moved to Hollywood after her parents' divorce. She attended Hollywood High School and then went to UCLA for two years. See more »

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