Joi Lansing

Joi Lansing

Born Apr 6, 1929

Joi Lansing was an American model, film and television actress, as well as a nightclub singer. She was noted for her pin-up photos and minor roles in B-movies.

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1929 Birth Lansing was born Joy Rae Brown at Holy Cross Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah in 1929 to Jack Glen Brown (also known as Glen Jack Brown and Glenn Jack Brown; 1900-1960), a shoe salesman and orchestra musician, and Virginia Grace (née Shupe) Brown, a housewife (1908-1984).


1940 11 Years Old She would later be known by her stepfathers' surnames, i.e. Wassmansdorff and Loveland. In 1940, her family moved to Los Angeles, where her half-brother, Larry Vernon Loveland, was born the same year. … Read More
1948 19 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


1957 28 Years Old In 1957, she played Vera Payson in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Crimson Kiss". … Read More
1958 29 Years Old She achieved some distinction for beating out Lois Lane (Noel Neill) to marry Superman (George Reeves) as the title character in "Superman's Wife", a 1958 episode of The Adventures of Superman. … Read More


1960 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 1960-61 season of Klondike, Lansing appeared as Goldie with Ralph Taeger, James Coburn, and Mari Blanchard.
1963 34 Years Old In May 1963, Lansing appeared in Falcon Frolics '63. … Read More
1965 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Lansing broke into night club entertaining in 1965. … Read More


1972 43 Years Old Lansing died from breast cancer on August 7, 1972, at St. John's Hospital, Santa Monica, California. … Read More
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