Nisha Rathode (Editor)

Joy Harmon

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Covid-19
Years active  1956-1973
Awards  Miss Connecticut

Name  Joy Harmon
Role  Actress
Joy Harmon with wavy hair and bangs while wearing a brassiere
Full Name  Joy Patricia Harmon
Born  May 1, 1940 (age 81) (1940-05-01) Flushing, New York, U.S.
Spouse  Jeff Gourson (m. 1968–2001)
Movies  Cool Hand Luke, Village of the Giants
Similar People  Bert I Gordon, Stuart Rosenberg, Strother Martin, David Swift

From cheesecake to cheesecake the joy harmon story c wgaw


Joy Patricia Harmon (born May 1, 1940) is a baker and former American actress.

Contents

Joy Harmon smiling while holding a hose in a movie scene from Cool Hand Luke (1967 film)

Joy harmon on you bet your life


Career

Joy Harmon's hands covering her breast

Joy Patricia Harmon was born in Flushing, New York. She and her family moved to Connecticut in 1946. A runner-up for Miss Connecticut, Harmon was a contestant during the last season of Groucho Marx's television program You Bet Your Life (titled The Groucho Show during its last season), and later a regular on Marx's program Tell It to Groucho (credited as "Patty Harmon"). She guest-starred on several 1960s TV series, including Gidget, Batman, and The Monkees. She appeared in a cameo role as blonde Ardice in the Jack Lemmon comedy Under the Yum Yum Tree in 1963. She had a role as Tony Dow's girlfriend in the 1965–66 television soap opera, Never Too Young.

Joy Harmon while smiling

Harmon's best-remembered acting roles are as the thirty-foot-tall (9 m) Merrie in Village of the Giants (1965; where she captures normal-sized Johnny Crawford and suspends him from her bikini top), and as the car-washing "Lucille" in Cool Hand Luke (1967) and her (41–22–36) measurements

Aunt Joy's Cakes

Joy Harmon smiling while fixing her hair and wearing a sexy blouse

Harmon was married to Hollywood TV and film producer and film editor Jeff Gourson from 1968 to 2001, raising three children. In 1973, she left Hollywood to devote her time to her lifelong love of baking, as she started her own company, Aunt Joy's Cakes, a bakery located in Burbank, California.


Joy Harmon smiling while lying on the floor in a movie scene from "One Way Wahine" (1965 film)

References

Joy Harmon Wikipedia


Topics
 
B
i
Link
H2
L