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14 February 1936 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Given Name

Joan Marie O'Brien

How tall is Joan O'Brien?

1.63 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Lt. Col. Malcolm Bernard Campbell
Dino Kotopoulis
Harvey Allen Godorov
John F. Meyers
Billy Strange

Life Story of Joan O'Brien

Joan O'Brien began her show-biz career while she was in high school, on a local TV music show in California with Tennessee Ernie Ford. Soon, she was a successful singer, and made the jump to acting. In about half the films she ever made, it appeared that Joan played a nurse. Perhaps her most memorable appearance was in Blake Edwards' Operation Petticoat (1959), as the nurse who gets in everyone's way because her, umm, "proportions" cause uncomfortable crowding in a small submarine. Because of her, Cary Grant becomes the first officer in the history of the U.S. Navy to sink an enemy truck! She again played a nurse in the Jerry Lewis film, It's Only Money (1962), and yet one more time with Elvis Presley in It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)--and, according to legend, fired up a hot off-screen romance with Elvis. Also in 1963, in a strange sort of "Columbo" connection, she was voted "most likely to wed Robert Vaughn". Joan's final movie was Get Yourself a College Girl (1964), a "Swinging Sixties" teenfest also featuring Nancy Sinatra, with music by The Animals and The Dave Clark Five. After that, she went back to singing for a while, touring with the Harry James Orchestra. She...

What movies did Joan O'Brien play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Valentine's Day (1965) , Perry Mason (1965) Jill Fenwick / Betty Roberts, Get Yourself a College Girl (1964) Marge Endicott, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) Chris Brinel, The Virginian (1964) Joan, The Lieutenant (1964) Lt. Ruth Riley, It Happened at the World's Fair (1963) Diane Warren, The Dick Van Dyke Show (1963) Jane Leighton, We Joined the Navy (1962) Carol, It's Only Money (1962) Wanda Paxton, Der Rebell von Palawan (1962) Cecile Salazar, Six Black Horses (1962) Kelly, Bus Stop (1962) Julie, Follow the Sun (1962) Nita Parker, Rawhide (1962) Melinda...

Birth information

14 February 1936 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Given Name

Joan Marie O'Brien

How tall is Joan O'Brien?

1.63 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Lt. Col. Malcolm Bernard Campbell
Dino Kotopoulis
Harvey Allen Godorov
John F. Meyers
Billy Strange

Life Story of Joan O'Brien

Joan O'Brien began her show-biz career while she was in high school, on a local TV music show in California with Tennessee Ernie Ford. Soon, she was a successful singer, and made the jump to acting. In about half the films she ever made, it appeared that Joan played a nurse. Perhaps her most memorable appearance was in Blake Edwards' Operation Petticoat (1959), as the nurse who gets in everyone's way because her, umm, "proportions" cause uncomfortable crowding in a small submarine. Because of her, Cary Grant becomes the first officer in the history of the U.S. Navy to sink an enemy truck! She again played a nurse in the Jerry Lewis film, It's Only Money (1962), and yet one more time with Elvis Presley in It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)--and, according to legend, fired up a hot off-screen romance with Elvis. Also in 1963, in a strange sort of "Columbo" connection, she was voted "most likely to wed Robert Vaughn". Joan's final movie was Get Yourself a College Girl (1964), a "Swinging Sixties" teenfest also featuring Nancy Sinatra, with music by The Animals and The Dave Clark Five. After that, she went back to singing for a while, touring with the Harry James Orchestra. She...

What movies did Joan O'Brien play or participate?

Actors Filmography
Valentine's Day (1965) , Perry Mason (1965) Jill Fenwick / Betty Roberts, Get Yourself a College Girl (1964) Marge Endicott, The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964) Chris Brinel, The Virginian (1964) Joan, The Lieutenant (1964) Lt. Ruth Riley, It Happened at the World's Fair (1963) Diane Warren, The Dick Van Dyke Show (1963) Jane Leighton, We Joined the Navy (1962) Carol, It's Only Money (1962) Wanda Paxton, Der Rebell von Palawan (1962) Cecile Salazar, Six Black Horses (1962) Kelly, Bus Stop (1962) Julie, Follow the Sun (1962) Nita Parker, Rawhide (1962) Melinda...

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Jerry Lewis and Joan O'Brien in Geld spielt keine Rolle (1962)

Has two children, Russell (by guitarist Billy Strange) and Melissa Anne (by NBC executive Jack Meyers).

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Jerry Lewis and Joan O'Brien in Geld spielt keine Rolle (1962)

1953 Deb Star.

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Jerry Lewis and Joan O'Brien in Geld spielt keine Rolle (1962)

As of 2015, was living in Auburn, CA.

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George Montgomery, Joan O'Brien, Ziva Rodann, etc.

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George Montgomery, Joan O'Brien, and Gilbert Roland in Der Rebell von Palawan (1962)

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Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea, and Joan O'Brien in Sechs schwarze Pferde (1962)

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Elvis Presley and Joan O'Brien in Ob blond, ob braun... (1963)

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Elvis Presley and Joan O'Brien in Ob blond, ob braun... (1963)

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Elvis Presley and Joan O'Brien in Ob blond, ob braun... (1963)

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Elvis Presley and Joan O'Brien in Ob blond, ob braun... (1963)

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John Wayne, William H. Clothier, Joan O'Brien, and Aissa Wayne in Alamo (1960)

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George Montgomery, Joan O'Brien, Ziva Rodann, etc.

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Nancy Sinatra, Freddie Bell, Stan Getz, Astrud Gilberto, Roberta Linn, Mary Ann Mobley, etc.

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