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Joan Hackett

Joan Hackett

D.O.B.: May 1, 1934 (New York, NY)

D.O.D.: October 8, 1983

Cause of Death: Ovarian Cancer

Location: Hollywood Forever; Abbey of the Psalms; Sanctuary of Faith; Corridor D-3; Crypt 2314

Biographical Notes:

Joan Hackett starred in the hilarious comedy "Support Your Local Sheriff" with James Garner, She also starred in "Will Penny," opposite Charlton Heston. She was nominated for an Oscar for her supporting role in Neil Simon's 1981 movie "Only When I Laugh." She always loved to sleep, and her tombstone carries an admonition not to wake her while she's getting her beauty sleep; "Go Away - I'm Sleeping"

She won an Obie award in 1961 for "Call Me By My Rightful Name".

Appeared In:

"Support Your Local Sheriff!" (1969) Movie

"Will Penny" (1968) Movie


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