Joan Lorring

About Joan Lorring

Birth Day: April 17, 1926
Birth Place: Hong Kong, China

Joan Lorring

Joan Lorring was born on April 17, 1926 in Hong Kong, China. Born Mary Madeline Ellis, she became known for playing Bessie Watty in the 1945 film The Corn Is Green.
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As per our current Database, Joan Lorring has been died on May 30, 2014 (age 88).

🎂 Joan Lorring - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Joan Lorring die, Joan Lorring was 88 years old.

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Occupation Movie Actress
Age 88 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born April 17, 1926 (Hong Kong, China)
Birthday April 17
Town/City Hong Kong, China
Nationality China

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Joan Lorring’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Joan Lorring was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Born Mary Madeline Ellis, she became known for playing Bessie Watty in the 1945 film The Corn Is Green.

Before Fame

She fled her native Hong Kong with her mother following the Japanese invasion of 1939.


She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Corn Is Green.

Family Life

She was married to endocrinologist Martin Sonenberg until his death in 2011.

Associated With

Her first film role was in the 1944 film, Song of Russia, which co-starred John Hodiak.

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