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Jean Joyce (1916–1939)

Jean Joyce was born Eleanor Jean Shookey. Her father walked out and her mother, Florence Shookey, worked as a secretary in an oil company. Jean and her mother later moved to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She attended Roosevelt Junior high where she played in the school band. At the age of seventeen she joined the Adkar Associated Players theater troupe... See full bio »

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Overland Mail Mary Martin
Tough Kid Miss Grace - Radford's Nurse
Riders of the Frontier Martha Williams


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 1939 Overland Mail
Mary Martin
 1939 Sabotage
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1939 Riders of the Frontier
Martha Williams
 1939 Sagebrush Serenade (Short)
Sally Mason
 1939 Four Girls in White
Nurse (uncredited)
 1938 Tough Kid
Miss Grace - Radford's Nurse
 1938 Prairie Papas (Short)
 1938 The Great Waltz
Girl (uncredited)
 1938 Romance on the Run
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Miss Burke
 1938 In Old Chicago
Chorine (uncredited)
 1937 On the Avenue
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 Born to Dance
Chorine (uncredited)
 1936 Swing Time
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 Follow Your Heart
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Dancer (uncredited)
 1936 Collegiate
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Dancer (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl Friend
Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Rumba
Chorus Girl (uncredited)
 1934 College Rhythm
Chorine (uncredited)
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Like myself the majority of screen dancers do no limit their lives to dancing or doing bit parts in musical films. We hope to prove we have a talent for acting too.

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