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Joan Hackett

Joan Hackett in The Twilight Zone episode "A Piano in the House".
Birth name Joan Ann Hackett
Born March 1, 1934
East Harlem, New York City, New York
Died October 8, 1983
Encino, California
Spouse(s) Richard Mulligan (1967-1973)
Golden Globe Awards
Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
1982 Only When I Laugh

Joan Hackett (March 1, 1934October 8, 1983) was an American-born actress who appeared on stage, in films, and on television. Picture taken from a 60s TV episode, should be of free use. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Spanish Harlem, also known as East Harlem or El Barrio, is a neighborhood in northeastern part of the borough of Manhattan, one of the largest predominantly Hispanic communities in New York City. ... New York, New York redirects here. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (282nd in leap years). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Encino is a neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles, California located in the San Fernando Valley. ... Richard Mulligan (November 13, 1932 - September 26, 2000) was an American television and film actor whose career spanned 34 years. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year. ... Only When I Laugh (television series) Only When I Laugh (movie) Only When I Laugh (book), by Jim and Henny Backus Bob Dole supports this message This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (282nd in leap years). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Born in New York City of Irish and Italian extraction, her immigrant parents raised her Roman Catholic and sent her to Catholic schools, which she did not always attend punctually. Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... A parochial school (or faith school) is a type of private school which engages in religious education in addition to conventional education. ...


Hackett debuted with the role of Gail Prentiss in the TV series Young Doctor Malone in 1959. She had a leading role in the Twilight Zone episode A Piano in the House (1962). She had one of the starring roles in the 1966 Sidney Lumet film The Group along with Candice Bergen, Larry Hagman, Richard Mulligan, Joanna Pettet, and others. Young Doctor Malone was a television soap opera broadcast on NBC from 1958 through 1963. ... Note, this page is about the television series and its two revivals. ... Portrait of Sidney Lumet, May 7, 1939. ... The Group can mean The Group (society), formed in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1990s The Group (book) by Mary McCarthy The Group (film) by Sidney Lumet, based on the book [1] The Group (literature), a group of British poets of the late 1950s and early 1960s The Group (theater), a... Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning American actress and former fashion model, currently best known for her starring role on the television situation comedy Murphy Brown, and as William Shatners legal partner, Shirley Schmidt, on the ABC hit dramedy... Larry Hagman (born on September 21, 1931) is a popular American actor who is famous for playing J.R. Ewing in the 1980s television soap opera Dallas and Major Anthony Nelson on the sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. ... Richard Mulligan (November 13, 1932 - September 26, 2000) was an American television and film actor whose career spanned 34 years. ... Joanna Pettet in The House Joanna Pettet born Joanna Jane Salmon on November 16, 1942 in London, England, was an Anglo-Canadian actress until her retirement in 1990. ...


One of the roles she's best remembered for, perhaps, is the role of Catherine Allen in the western Will Penny (1968) with Charlton Heston. Hackett also has a notable part in the classic Western comedy Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) with James Garner. After this she primarily had parts in TV movies and on episodes of TV series. Will Penny is a 1968 western film starring Charlton Heston as an aging cow hand who at the end of a long trail hires on to ride the boundary of a ranch over the winter. ... Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter on October 4, 1924) is an iconic Academy Award-winning American film actor, best known for playing larger-than-life heroic roles such as Moses in The Ten Commandments and Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur. ... Support Your Local sheriff! is a comic western film starring James Garner and Harry Morgan. ... James Garner (born James Scott Baumgarner on April 7, 1928) is an American film and television actor. ...


Hackett won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1981 movie Only When I Laugh, the last movie she made before her death. She could also be seen in Paul Simon's film "One Trick Pony". The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture was first awarded by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in 1944 for a performance in a motion picture released in the previous year. ... // The Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role is one of the awards given to actresses working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Only When I Laugh is a 1981 film which tells the story of an alcoholic Broadway actress who tries to stay sober while dealing with the problems of her friends and family. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... One Trick Pony is a 1980 movie starring Paul Simon. ...


From 1965 to 1973 she was married to the actor Richard Mulligan, who also appeared in the movie The Group. Richard Mulligan (November 13, 1932 - September 26, 2000) was an American television and film actor whose career spanned 34 years. ... The Group can mean The Group (society), formed in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1990s The Group (book) by Mary McCarthy The Group (film) by Sidney Lumet, based on the book [1] The Group (literature), a group of British poets of the late 1950s and early 1960s The Group (theater), a...


Joan Hackett lost her battle against ovarian cancer at Encino Hospital in California in 1983 at the age of 49. Both of her parents had also died of cancer. Ovarian cancer is a malignant ovarian neoplasm (an abnormal growth located on the ovaries). ... Encino is a neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles, California located in the San Fernando Valley. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She is interred in a crypt in the mausoleum in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, California. Her crypt marker carries an epitaph relating to her love of "beauty" sleep, admonishing visitors to "Go Away - I'm Asleep." Crypt is also a commonly used name of water trumpets, aquatic plants. ... St. ... Hollywood Forever Cemetery entrance Hollywood Forever Cemetery entrance Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Boulevard in the Hollywood district of the City of Los Angeles, California. ... An epitaph ( literally: on the gravestone in ancient Greek) is text honoring the deceased, most commonly inscribed on a tombstone or plaque. ...


Partial filmography

  • 1974: Reflections of Murder
  • 1977: Dead of Night

The Group is a 1966 ensemble film based on the novel by Mary McCarthy about a group of female graduates from a Vassar-like college during the early 1930s. ... Will Penny is a 1968 western film starring Charlton Heston as an aging cow hand who at the end of a long trail hires on to ride the boundary of a ranch over the winter. ... Support Your Local sheriff! is a comic western film starring James Garner and Harry Morgan. ... The Last of Sheila is a 1973 film directed by Herbert Ross, written by Anthony Perkins and Stephen Sondheim, and starring Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, James Mason, and Raquel Welch. ... Only When I Laugh is a 1981 film which tells the story of an alcoholic Broadway actress who tries to stay sober while dealing with the problems of her friends and family. ...

Selected TV guest appearances

  • 1962 Gunsmoke (1955) playing "Mady Arthur" in episode: "The Widow" (episode # 7.25) 24 March
  • 1963 Combat! (1962) playing "Gabrille" in episode: "The Chateau" (episode # 1.19) 12 February
  • 1965 Bonanza (1959) playing "Margarita Miguel" in episode: "Woman of Fire" (episode # 6.17) 17 January
  • 1979 Trapper John, M.D. (1979) playing "Wilma" in episode: "The Surrogate" (episode # 1.10) 23 December

The Twilight Zone title. ... Joan Hackett as Esther Fortune “A Piano In the House” is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. ... The cast of radios Gunsmoke: Howard McNear (Doc), William Conrad (Matt), Georgia Ellis (Kitty) and Parley Baer (Chester) Gunsmoke is the longest-running American radio and television Western drama created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. ... COMBAT! was the name of an American television program that aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... Trapper John, M.D. was a television series spinoff of the film M*A*S*H that ran on CBS from September 23, 1979 to September 4, 1986. ...

External links

  • [1] Biography from various sources
  • [2] All Movie Guide Review of her episode of The Twilight Zone
  • [3] Review of her episode of Combat!
  • [4] All Movie Guide Plot sypnosis of her 1965 Bonanza episode
  • [5] Joan Hackett's Gravesite

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Joan Hackett (May 1, 1934 – October 8, 1983) was an American-born actress who appeared on stage, in films, and on television.
Joan Hackett lost her battle against ovarian cancer at Encino Hospital in California in 1983 at the age of 49.
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