Joan Morgan

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Joan Morgan
Joan Morgan 1917.jpg
Joan Morgan in 1917
Born 1 February 1905
Forest Hill, London, United Kingdom
Died 22 July 2004
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
United Kingdom
Occupation Actress, Writer
Years active 1914–1948 (film)

Joan Morgan (1 February 1905 – 22 July 2004) was an English film actress, screenwriter and novelist.[1][2]

Born in Forest Hill, London, she was the daughter of film director Sidney Morgan and his wife, Evelyn. Joan Morgan died at age 99 in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK in 2004. She never married.[3]

She became a leading British star of the 1920s, after appearing in a number of films directed by her father. Her acting career was effectively ended by the arrival of sound film in 1929 and she switched to writing, working on a number of screenplays over the following decade. She later also wrote for television.

She wrote novels under her own name, and the pen-names Iris North and Joan Wentworth Wood.[2]





  1. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b Mutti-Mewse, Howard (31 July 2004). "Obituary: Joan Morgan". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  3. ^ Joan Morgan on IMDb

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