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Joan Perry

Occupation  Actress
Years active  1935–1941

Name  Joan Perry
Role  Film actress
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Full Name  Elizabeth Rosiland Miller
Born  July 7, 1911 (1911-07-07) Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
Died  September 16, 1996, Montecito, California, United States
Spouse  Laurence Harvey (m. 1968–1972), Harry Karl (m. 1959–1959), Harry Cohn (m. 1941–1958)
Children  Catherine Perry Cohn, Jobella Cohn, Harrison Perry Cohn, John Perry Cohn
Movies  The Lone Wolf Strikes, Good Girls Go to Paris, Nine Lives Are Not Enough, Meet Nero Wolfe, Maisie Was a Lady
Similar People  Harry Cohn, Laurence Harvey, Harry Karl, Paulene Stone, Domino Harvey

Joan Perry (July 7, 1911 – September 16, 1996), born Elizabeth Rosiland Miller, was an American film actress, model, and singer.


Life and career

Perry was born in Pensacola, Florida, the daughter of Fred A. and Laura Ophelia (née Satterwhite) Miller. In the early 1930s, Perry worked as a model in New York City. In 1935, she went to Hollywood, was signed under contract to Columbia Pictures and during her time there co-starred opposite such actors as Ronald Reagan, Ralph Bellamy, Lew Ayres, and Melvyn Douglas.

Following her leave from Columbia in the early 1940s, she went to Warner Bros., where she starred in an array of films; they included International Squadron (1941) and Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941).

She was married three times: first to Harry Cohn from 1941 until his death in 1958, followed by Harry Karl, and Laurence Harvey. She had a home in Palm Springs, California.


Joan Perry died from emphysema in September 1996 at age 85 in Montecito, California. She is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California, under her married name of Joan Cohn.


  • Heir to Trouble (1935)
  • Case of the Missing Man (1935)
  • Gallant Defender (1935)
  • Dangerous Intrigue (1936)
  • The Mysterious Avenger (1936)
  • Shakedown (1936)
  • Meet Nero Wolfe (1936)
  • Blackmailer (1936)
  • Counterfeit Lady (1936)
  • The Devil Is Driving (1937)
  • Start Cheering (1938)
  • Blind Alley (1939)
  • Good Girls Go to Paris (1939)
  • The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)
  • Maisie Was a Lady (1940)
  • Strange Alibi (1940)
  • Bullets for O'Hara (1940)
  • International Squadron (1941)
  • Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
  • References

    Joan Perry Wikipedia

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