Joyce Jameson was an American actress who gained fame as a young actress appearing in television shows such as The Andy Griffith Show, in which she appeared as one of many “fun girls”. Another memorable performance was in a film called The Apartment in which she plays an attractive blonde. The film received an Academy Award in 1960.
As of 2023, Joyce Jameson's net worth is estimated to be $4 million.
|Source(s) of Fame
|Date of Birth
|September 26, 1932
|Place of Birth
|Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Divorced, Billy Burns, (1952 - 1957)
Joyce Jameson grew up in Chicago where she got her high school education before joining UCLA where she received her Bachelor of Arts.
She began auditioning for TV roles and commercials long before she got offered a spot as a regular cast member.
Jameson started appearing on TV shows in the early 1950s. She made multiple appearances on a wide range of TV productions in an effort to get the attention of film and television producers. Her first film was called Showboat and came out in 1951. In the film, Jameson plays a dancer and chorus girl.
Jameson appeared in several notable films in the early 1950s as her career was beginning to take shape. Other films released at this time include Problem Girls and Tip on a Dead Jockey.
Jameson appeared alongside Peter Lore and Vincent Price in the 1962 film Tales of Terror. The following year she rejoined Price in the upbeat film The Comedy of Terrors. In 1964 Jameson was cast to play a hotel hooker in a film called Good Neighbor Sam.
In 1966 she was offered a role in an Elvis Presley film called Frankie and Johnny. She continued to appear in feature films all through the 1960s and had brief appearances in the 1984 film Hardbodies.
Jameson appeared in Broadway productions during the height of her career. One of the more notable performances was in The Billy Barnes People and The Billy Barnes Revue, both of which were released between 1959 and 1961.
Jameson voiced a character for a cartoon series called Joke Book. During her career, she appeared in successful Hollywood films such as Charlie’s Angels, The Love Boat, and The Twilight Zone.
She appeared in an episode of the Dick Van Dyke Show in 1965 and featured in many high budget productions from the 1960s.
Jameson met and married Billy Barnes, a music composer and actor with whom she had one child, a boy named Tyler. Following their separation, Jameson went on to date the actor Robert Vaughn, known for starring in the film The Man from Uncle. Vaughn later wrote in his autobiography that Jameson had suffered from depression during her career and struggled with sleeping disorders.
Jameson has not created a social media account or fan page. Her fans can try checking her film production companies for more information about her career.
Joyce Jameson died on 16 January 1987. She died of a drug overdose after swallowing a lethal amount of pills.
Joyce Jameson was an American actress with a net worth of $4 million. She gained fame in the 1950s and 1960s after appearing in dozens of TV and film productions. She died on 16 January 1987 following a drug overdose.