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Joan Leslie photos, including production stills, premiere photos and other event photos, publicity photos, behind-the-scenes, and more.

"Sergeant York" (1941) w/ Gary Cooper as Alvin York and Joan Leslie as Gracie Williams. Leslie was only 16 (!) when she made this movie.

Joan Leslie

Joan Leslie - a truly remarkable actress, much underrated. Yankee Doodle Dandy holds up even today. Died Oct. 15, 2015, at 90.

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Joan Leslie, petite redhaired film and TV actress, extremely popular in the 40s/50s. Was in 40+ films, mostly wholesome girl-next-door, as the leading man's sweetheart opposite big names: Astaire, Bogart, Cooper and Cagney. Married Dr. William Caldwell in 1950 & retired to raise her twin daughters. Was only thereafter in TV commercials and occasional guest appearances in shows as 'Murder, She Wrote' and 'Charlie's Angels'. Gave much time to humanitarian work and a new career as a dress…

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