Joi Lansing

Born Apr 6, 1929
Hometown Salt Lake City, Utah
Died Aug 7, 1972
Death Place Santa Monica, Cal...
Religion Mormon
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Measurements 39 D -23-35

Joi Lansing was an American model, film and television actress, as well as a nightclub singer. She was most noted for her pin-up photos, and for her minor roles in B-movies. She was once named "TV's Marilyn Monroe."

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1928 Birth Lansing was born Joy Brown in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1928 to Jack Glenn Brown, a shoe salesman, and Virginia Grace (née Shupe) Brown, a housewife. … Read More


1948 20 Years Old Lansing's film career began in 1948, and, in 1952, she played an uncredited role in MGM's Singin' in the Rain. … Read More


1958 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In the opening sequence of Orson Welles's Touch of Evil (1958), she appeared as Zita, the dancer who dies at the end of the famous first tracking shot, during which her character exclaims to a border guard, "I keep hearing this ticking noise inside my head!" Lansing had a brief role as an astronaut's girlfriend in the 1958 sci-fi classic Queen of Outer Space. … Read More
1960 32 Years Old In the 1960 - 1961 season of the NBC Western Klondike, Lansing appeared as Goldie with Ralph Taeger, James Coburn, and Mari Blanchard.
1963 35 Years Old In May 1963, Lansing appeared in Falcon Frolics '63. … Read More
1965 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Lansing broke into night club entertaining in 1965. … Read More
1966 38 Years Old Lansing performed in the Fiesta Room in Las Vegas, Nevada, in July 1966. … Read More


1972 44 Years Old In 1972 Joi Lansing died from breast cancer at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, California where she had initially been treated surgically for the disease earlier the same year.
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