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Joan Davis

Joan Davis
Davis as she appeared in I Married Joan.
Personal information
Birth nameMadonna Josephine Davis
Birth dateJune 29, 1907
Place of birthSaint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Date of deathMay 22, 1961(age 53)
Death placePalm Springs, California, U.S.
OccupationActress, Vaudevillian
SpouseSi Wills (1931 - 1948)
ChildrenBeverly Wills

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Joan Davis (June 29, 1907 - May 22, 1961) was an American comedic actress whose career spanned vaudeville, film, radio and television. Remembered best for the 1950s television comedy, I Married Joan, Davis had a successful earlier career as a B-movie actress and a leading star of 1940s radio comedy.

Born as Madonna Josephine Davis in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Davis was a performer since childhood. She appeared with her husband Si Wills in vaudeville.

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