Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie (born January 26, 1925 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired actress who appeared in such classic films as “High Sierra” (1941), “Sergeant York” (1941) and “Yankee Doodle Dandy” (1942). During World War II, Leslie was a regular volunteer at the Hollywood Canteen, where she danced with servicemen and granted hundreds of autographs. On August 12, 2006, Leslie received a Golden Boot Award for her contributions to the genre of Western television and movies. Joan Leslie has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street.

Joan Leslie 1947 portrait

Joan Leslie 1947 portrait

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie with Fred Astaire and Robert Benchley in "The Sky's the Limit" (1946)

Joan Leslie with Fred Astaire and Robert Benchley in
“The Sky’s the Limit” (1946)

Joan Leslie with Gary Cooper in "Sergeant York" (1941)

Joan Leslie with Gary Cooper in
“Sergeant York” (1941)

Joan Leslie (right) with Julie Bishop and Robert Alda in "Cinderella Jones" (1946)

Joan Leslie (right) with Julie Bishop and Robert Alda in
“Cinderella Jones” (1946)

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