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Joyce Compton

Joyce Compton (January 27, 1907 - October 13, 1997) was an American actress. Born Eleanor Hunt in Lexington, Kentucky, Compton appeared in a long string of mostly B-movies from the 1920s through the 1950s, often in the role of an attractive dumb blonde, and frequently without credit. Among her better films were Imitation of Life, Magnificent Obsession, The Awful Truth, Rose of Washington Square, They Drive by Night, Christmas in Connecticut, Mildred Pierce, The Best Years of Our Lives, and Sorry, Wrong Number.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Joyce Compton Facts

Birth NameEleanor Hunt
BirthdayJanuary 27, 1907
BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky, USA
Date of deathOctober 13, 1997 (age 90)
Height5' 5" (1m65)  How tall is Joyce Compton compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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