Joan O'Brien Biography
|Date of Birth:||1936 , February-14|
|Age:||85 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Joan O’Brien|
|Birth Place/City||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Education||Chaffey Union High School|
American actress and singer Joan O’Brien started acting career in 1949 and was active only till 1965. Within such a period of time, she has won the hearts of many with her incredible acting skills and got a chance to work with high-profile celebrities like Elvis Presley, Cary Grant, Jerry Lewis, and John Wayne.
How Old Is Joan?
Joan was born on Valentine’s Day in 1936 to father David and mother Rita O’Brien. She was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the United States of America. However, her family moved to California when she was a child.
At the age of eight, she enrolled in dance classes. The actor studied at Chaffey Union High School.
Personal Life; Relationship Failures
Joan is married five times. She first was married to Billy Strange who was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and guitarist. As per sources, they got married in 1954 but divorced after two years of marital life.
The following year, she got married to John F. Meyers. However, they divorced in 1960. In 1963, the actress exchanged wedding vows with Harvey Allen Godorov. Sadly, the following year they divorced.
Joan then went on to marry Dino Kotopoulis in 1966 but divorced the following year. In 1979, he married Col. Malcolm Bernard. Sadly, their relationship ended after her fifth husband died in 2004.
Joan is the mother of two kids, son Russell Stranger born on 4th October 1955, with Billy Strange. Likewise, she also welcomed daughter Melissa Anne Meyers with partner John F. Meyers.
Now, after many relationship failures, Joan might be currently single and might be having a good time with her children.
Professional Career And Net Worth
Joan started her acting career in 1949 appearing in the television series, Hometown Jamboree. She performed in The Bob Crosby Show in 1954.
Since then, the actress has worked in many television series like Shower of Stars, Riverboat, M Squad, Markham, Bat Masterson, Man Without a Gun, Wagon Train, The Islanders, Lock-Up, The Westerner, The Deputy, Bronco, The Alaskans, The Lieutenant, The Virginian, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Bus Stop, Rawhide, The Tall Man, Follow the Sun, Outlaws, Whispering Smith, Adventures in Paradise, Bachelor Father, Perry Mason, among others.
Joan made a big-screen debut in 1958 portraying the role of Mary Judson in the movie, Handle with Care. In the following year, she appeared in Operation Petticoat. Her incredible acting performances can be seen in the films like Samar, The Alamo, Six Black Horses, It’s Only Money, We Joined the Navy, Get Yourself a College Girl, It Happened at the World’s Fair, The Comancheros, among others.
The actress has been active in the entertainment career since 1965.
As it has been long since Joan retired from the Hollywood industry and has not been active in the media, information regarding her net worth and earnings are not revealed. As of 2020, Joan O’Brien’s net worth, however, is reported to be around $2 million.