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us: Taylor, Joan, 1929-2012


  • [Joan Taylor (1929-2012) was an American actress.]
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    • us: Emma, Rose Marie, 1929-2012
    • us: Freeman, Rose, 1929-2012
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    • found: Earth vs. the flying saucers, c1986: credits (Joan Taylor)
    • found: Internet movie database, Oct. 7, 2005 (Joan Taylor; b. 18 August 1929, Geneva, Ill.; appeared in The Rifleman tv series, 20 million miles to earth, and Earth vs. the flying saucers as well as in other movies)
    • found: IMDb, April 26, 2017 (Joan Taylor (1929-2012); born Rose Marie Emma on 18 August 1929 in Geneva, Illinois; died 4 March 2012 in Santa Monica, California; actress; she made her film debut in the Randolph Scott western Fighting Man of the Plains (1949); she appeared in quite a few films over the next several years, many of them westerns; she also made many appearances on TV series, and had a recurring role in The Rifleman (1958), but it's for two sci-fi films that she is fondly remembered by 1950s movie audiences: Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) and 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957); after her two-year stint on The Rifleman, she decided to retire from films, and did so in 1963)
    • found: Wikipedia, April 26, 2017 (Joan Taylor; Joan Taylor (August 18, 1929-March 4, 2012) was an American television and film actress; born Rose Marie Emma in Geneva, Illinois; daughter of Joseph Emma and Amelia Berky; Taylor married Leonard Freeman, later the creator of Hawaii Five-O, in 1953; after her contract for The Rifleman ran out, she retired from acting to raise her children; when Freeman died in January 1974, Taylor began managing Leonard Freeman Productions and the business of Hawaii Five-O under the name Rose Freeman; with her children older, she found herself writing, including co-author credit for the comedy Fools Rush In starring Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek; Taylor married TV producer-director Walter Grauman in 1976; the couple divorced in 1980)
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    • [Joan Taylor (1929-2012) was an American actress.]
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