Joan Greenwood
Date of Birth
Mar 04, 1921
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


Silky, sultry-voiced comic actress Joan Greenwood was the daughter of renowned British artist Sydney Earnshaw Greenwood. Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, she made her stage debut at age 18; three years later she was cast by actor/director Leslie Howard in the lead of the wartime morale-booster The Gentle Sex (1942). Some of her best film roles were concentrated in the years 1948-1958,...