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Other names  Joan Fulton
Role  Film actress
Name  Joan Shawlee
Years active  1945-1986
Occupation  Actress

Joan Shawlee on her looking downward pose wearing a tube top during a pictorial

Born  March 5, 1926, Forest Hills, New York, U.S.
Died  March 22, 1987, Hollywood, California, United States
TV shows  The Adventures of Aggie, The Feather and Father Gang
Ex-spouse  Eddie Barchet, Walter Shawlee
Movies  The Apartment, Irma la Douce, Prehistoric Women, Buddy Buddy, House of Horrors
Similar People  Billy Wilder, Jean Yarbrough, Charles Vidor, Norman Foster, Norman Taurog

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Joan Shawlee (March 5, 1926 – March 22, 1987), also credited as Joan Fulton, was an American film and television actress.


Joan Shawlee with her raised eyebrows wearing a long-sleeved shirt

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Joan Shawlee smiles while wearing a sexy bikini during her pictorial

A tall woman (5'9"), she was known for small parts in Jack Lemmon and Billy Wilder films. She is probably best remembered for her role as "Sweet Sue" in Some Like It Hot (1959) starring Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis, as well as Lemmon. She appeared as "Sylvia" in The Apartment (1960), and as "Amazon Annie" in Irma la Douce, both of which starred Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. She had a recurring role on TV in The Dick Van Dyke Show as "Pickles Sorrell", She played the lead in The Adventures of Aggie (1956–57), which only ran for one season, and was a regular on Betty Hutton's short-lived series Goldie, and on the 1976-77 crime drama The Feather and Father Gang. She appeared in Billy Wilder's final film Buddy Buddy (1981) starring Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Her final acting appearance was in an episode of Crazy Like a Fox in 1985.


Joan Shawlee Joan Shawlee From Sweet Sue in SOME LiKE IT HOT to Pickles Sorrell

As reported in her obituary in the L.A. Times, she died of cancer, in Hollywood, California, on March 22, 1987, aged 61. The article states that she was born in 1931.

Selected filmography and television

  • Inside Job (1946)
  • Lover Come Back (1946)
  • Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
  • The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1953)
  • From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • Pride of the Blue Grass (1954)
  • A Star Is Born (1954)
  • The Adventures of Aggie (1956)
  • Zorro (1957 TV series) (1958, Season 1: Episode 18 "Zorro Fights His Father," Episode 19 "Death Stacks the Deck")
  • Some Like It Hot (1959)
  • The Apartment (1960)
  • "The Rifleman" (1961)
  • The Dick Van Dyke Show (1963)
  • Irma la Douce (1963)
  • Critic's Choice (1963)
  • Tony Rome (1967)
  • The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)
  • Live A Little Love A Little (1968)
  • Willard (1971)
  • Columbo (1971; season 1 episode "Suitable for Framing")
  • The Feather and Father Gang (1976-1977)
  • Buddy Buddy (1981)

  • Joan Shawlee Joan Shawlee From Sweet Sue in SOME LiKE IT HOT to Pickles Sorrell

    Joan Shawlee Joan Shawlee 1926 1987 Find A Grave Memorial


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