- 1 Who is Joanna Pettet?
- 2 Where is Joanna Pettet Today?
- 3 Joanna Pettet Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 Career Decline and Retirement
- 7 Joanna Pettet Net Worth
- 8 Joanna Pettet Personal Life, Marriage, Children, Relationships
- 9 Joanna Pettet Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance
Who is Joanna Pettet?
Joanna Pettet is a retired actress, who achieved fame with such roles as Mata Bond in the comedy film “Casino Royale” (1967), starring Peter Sellers, and as Maggie Sergeant in the film “Pioneer Woman” (1973). Furthermore, she is also known for playing Barbara Brown in the film “Charlie’s Angels” (1980), among numerous other roles.
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Where is Joanna Pettet Today?
Joanna Pettet retired from acting at the end of the ‘80s, and from then on focused on her personal life; her son Damien Zachary Cord fell into a coma in 1995 when he was just 26 years old, and later died. She was also a carer of her friend and colleague Alan Bates who died in 2003.
Since then, she has been far away from the media, living a simple life in Tujunga, California, USA.
Joanna Pettet Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Born Joanna Jane Salmon on the 16th November 1942, in Westminster, London, England, she is the daughter of Harold Nigel Edgerton Salmon, who was a Royal Air Force pilot who was killed in the Second World War, and Cecily J. Tremaine. Her mother later remarried and moved to Montreal, Canada, where Joanna spent her childhood and received the surname of her stepfather, Pettet.
For her education, Joanna studied acting at New York City’s Neighborhood Playhouse.
Joanna’s on-screen debut came in 1964 in the TV series “Route 66”; though a minor role, it was enough in her portfolio to secure the role of Judy Lloyd in the daytime soap opera “The Doctors” (1965). The following year she was cast in the role of Yvonne Barlow in the TV series “Dr. Kildare”, and then featured in the award-winning film “The Night of the Generals”, with Omar Sharif, Peter O’Toole and Tom Courtney in the lead roles.
Rise to Prominence
Joanna enjoyed her best years in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s; before the decade ended she had starred in the spy comedy “Casino Royale”, a James Bond spoof in which she shared the screen with Peter Sellers, David Niven, and Ursula Andress. The same year she also starred in the crime-drama film “Robbery”, next to Stanley Baker and James Booth, while in 1969 she starred in the comedy film “The Best House in London”. Her next noteworthy role was in the sports drama film “Footsteps” (1972), and in 1973, she appeared in the western drama television film “Pioneer Woman”.
Career Decline and Retirement
In the second half of the ‘70s Joanna’s career started declining, and she couldn’t secure anymore leading roles. Nevertheless, she remained active as an actress throughout the ‘80s, but except for playing Mindy Jordache in the film “Double Exposure”, and Desdemona in the film “Black Commando”, both in 1982, she didn’t have any notable roles. Before her career ended, Joanna was Monica in the historical drama film “Sweet Country” (1987), and had the role of Dr. Fletcher in the film “Terror in Paradise” (1990).
Joanna Pettet Net Worth
Joanna retired from acting almost 30 years ago, but people still remember her from various series and films, all of which contributed to her wealth. So, just how rich Joanna Pettet is, as of mid- 2019? Sources have estimated that Joanna’s net worth is currently as high as $9 million, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree?
Joanna Pettet Personal Life, Marriage, Children, Relationships
To speak of her personal life, Joanna hasn’t been very open when it comes to sharing details from her own life, but quite a few details have been made available. Joanna was married to American actor Alex Cord for 21 years, from 1969 until 1989.
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She gave birth to her only child, Damien Zach Chord, a few months after the wedding ceremony, but his true father was actor Terence Stam; her son died after a heroin overdose in 1995. Following her divorce, Joanna hasn’t remarried, and now lives far away from the media.
One more interesting fact about Joanna is known; she was a close friend of Sharon Tate, and on a tragic night when the Charles Manson followers killed Tate, she and Sharon were together in the afternoon, however, Joanna left some time before the arrival of Tate’s killers.
Joanna got her place in the newest film by Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood”, and was portrayed by Rumer Willis. Unfortunately for her fans, Joanna isn’t active on any of the social media networks.
Joanna Pettet Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance
Joanna was one of the most beautiful actresses of her time, and most of her roles she secured thanks to her beauty. Now, do you know how tall she is and how much she weighs? Well, Joanna stands at 5ft 7ins, which is equal to 1.7m, while she weighs approximately 126lbs or 57kgs, and her vital statistics are 31-24-33; her bra size is 36B. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.