December 9, 2022

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  • Joanna Barnes has handed away on the age of 87
  • The actress died at her house in The Sea Ranch, California
  • She battled “a number of well being issues” resulting in her demise

Joanna Barnes has handed away after battling a number of well being points. The longtime movie and TV actress was 87. 

Barnes’ buddy, Sally Jackson, confirmed with The Hollywood Reporter that she died on Friday at her The Sea Ranch, California house. She handled “a number of well being issues,” based on Jackson.

No memorial plans have been introduced to this point.

Barnes is survived by her two sisters, Lally Barnes Freeman and Judith Barnes Wooden. She can be survived by her pet canine, Gracie Warner. 

Born on Nov. 15, 1934, the late actress grew up in Hingham, Massachusetts. She attended Milton Academy earlier than majoring in English at Smith School. After graduating in 1956, she obtained a proposal to affix the Time-Life publishing firm. 

Barnes examined for an performing position on ABC’s “Ford Tv Theatre” and obtained the half in 1957. In 1958, she drew consideration for her position as Gloria Upson within the movie “Auntie Mame.” She obtained nominated for a Golden Globe for her efficiency in that film, as per the New York Put up. 

The actress-writer had a prolific small-screen profession. Her tv credit embody “21 Beacon Road,” “Dateline Hollywood,” “The Trials of O’Brien,” “The Beverly Hillbillies,” “Homicide, She Wrote” and “Cheers.” She was additionally a daily on the quiz present “What’s My Line?”

On the identical time, her big-screen profession thrived as she bagged roles for a number of film initiatives, together with “Violent Street,” “Onionhead,” “The Purple Hills,” “Too Many Thieves” and “I Marvel Who’s Killing Her Now?”

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Barnes additionally appeared in “Dwelling Earlier than Darkish,” “The Warfare Wagon” and “Spartacus.” In 1961, she performed the gold-digger Vicky Robinson within the authentic “The Guardian Entice.” She got here again to play a special position within the 1998 manufacturing of the movie that starred Lindsay Lohan. 

The late star was married thrice: Richard Herndon, actor Lawrence Dobkin and architect Jack Lionel Warner. Her marriage to Warner prompted her to maneuver from Montecito to The Sea Ranch in 2005. 

Her first two marriages resulted in divorce. In the meantime, she stayed with Warner from the second they tied the knot in 1980 till his passing in 2012. Barnes can be survived by the late architect’s three youngsters, John, Laura, and Louise, Deadline reported. 
Pictured: Joanna Barnes and Kirk Douglas in costume for the movement image The Warfare Wagon. Photograph: Brettmann/Contributor/Getty Pictures

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