94 (passed away May. 21st, 2009)
Apr. 16th, 1915
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Joan Alexander's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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- Performed in dozens of radio serials, notably as the loyal secretary Della Street in "Perry Mason." She also played recurring characters on radio soap operas and dramas including "Lone Journey," "Light of the World" and "This Is Nora Drake".
- She published a small novelty book about pregnancy entitled "Grin and Bear It" in 1954, reprinted in the U.S. in 1960.
- Mother of 'Jane Stanton Hitchcock' (qv), born in 1946. Her third husband, Arthur Stanton, adopted Jane in 1955.
- Born Louise Abras to parents of Lebanese heritage in Minnesota, Joan was 3 when her father died. Her mother remarried and her stepfather moved the family to Boroklyn where she was enrolled in a convent school on Long Island. She has a half-sister Elaine.
- Appeared on Broadway in the Jean Kerr comedy "Poor Richard" (1964) in support of 'Alan Bates (I)' (qv) and 'Joanna Pettet' (qv).
- Portrayed the secretary on the syndicated radio show "Philo Vance" (1948-1950).
- She subsequently semi-retired and became a homemaker and East side hostess, having been married for her third and final time in 1955 to Arthur Stanton, a prominent auto distributor who helped introduce the Volkswagen Beetle to America.
- Portrayed Lois Lane for most of the run of Mutual Radio's (and on ABC Radio from 1949 to 1951) "The Adventures of Superman" (1940-1951).
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