Saturday, February 25, 2012

Brenda Joyce

Who was born on this date:

Actress Brenda Joyce was born on February 25, 1917 in Excelsior Spring, Missouri. Although she appeared in many B-movies of the 1940s, she was cast as Maris Hanover in the 1942 film, Little Tokyo, USA, she is best-remembered as the seventh actress to play Jane in the Tarzan series of films. She succeeded Maureen O’Sullivan in the series and appeared in the role five times. She retired from acting in 1949. Joyce died on July 4, 2009 and is buried at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles.

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