Joyce Reynolds (actress)

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Joyce Reynolds
Joyce Reynolds (1944)
Born (1924-10-07) October 7, 1924 (age 92)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Occupation Film actress
Years active 1942–1950

Joyce Reynolds (born October 7, 1924[1]) is a former American film actress who was under contract with Warner Bros. during the 1940s.[2]


Born in Detroit, Michigan, she made her acting debut with a small part in the 1942 film Yankee Doodle Dandy. Her roles became more substantial throughout the decade, appearing in movies such as George Washington Slept Here as Madge, The Constant Nymph as Paula Sanger, and The Adventures of Mark Twain as Clara Clemens. She had top billing in the musical comedy film Janie as Janie Conway, directed by Michael Curtiz.[3]

In 1944, she appeared in Hollywood Canteen as herself.[4]

Her final leading role on the big screen came in 1948's Wallflower, a romantic comedy that also starred Janis Paige.

Joyce Reynolds' Hollywood career came to an end in 1950, with ten credits to her name.


Year Title Role Notes
1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy Girl [5]
1942 George Washington Slept Here Madge [5]
1943 Constant Nymph, TheThe Constant Nymph Paula Sanger [5]
1943 Thank Your Lucky Stars Girl with book [5]
1944 Adventures of Mark Twain, TheThe Adventures of Mark Twain Clara Clemens [5]
1944 Janie Janie Conway [5]
1944 Hollywood Canteen Herself [5]
1947 Always Together Jane Barker [5]
1948 Wallflower Jackie Linnett [5]
1950 Girls' School Peggy Donovan [5]


  1. ^ "Film Actress to Wed". Ottawa Citizen. 30 December 1944. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Joyce Reynolds goes to school". The Pittsburgh Press. 7 July 1949. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Joyce Reynolds". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hollywood Canteen Run by Movie Stars". The Evening Independent. 29 December 1944. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Joyce Reynolds". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved 2016-06-08. 

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