Joyce Compton

Actor, Writer, Artist
Joyce Compton was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1925, she signed a film contract with First National Studios. Compton began her acting career appearing in various films, such as the Clara Bow ... Read more »
Born: 01/27/1907 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Filmography

Actor (60)

Jet Pilot 1957 (Movie)

Mrs Simpson (Actor)

The Abbott and Costello Show 1951 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas in Connecticut 1945 (Movie)

Mary Lee (Actor)

City For Conquest 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Manpower 1940 (Movie)

Scarlett (Actor)

The Villain Still Pursued Her 1940 (Movie)

Hazel Dalton (Actor)

Balalaika 1938 (Movie)

Masha (Actor)

Going Places 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Awful Truth 1936 (Movie)

Toots Einswanger (Actor)

Go Into Your Dance 1934 (Movie)

(Actor)

Imitation of Life 1933 (Movie)

Young Woman at Party (Actor)

Lady and Gent 1931 (Movie)

Betty (Actor)

Three Girls Lost 1930 (Movie)

(Actor)

Women of All Nations 1930 (Movie)

(Actor)

Salute 1928 (Movie)

Marian Wilson (Actor)

A Southern Yankee (Movie)

Hortense Dobson (Actor)

Behind the Mask (TV Show)

Actor

Blues in the Night (Movie)

Blonde (Actor)

Dark Alibi (Movie)

Emily Evans (Actor)

False Faces (Movie)

Dottie Nation (Actor)

Fighting for Justice (Movie)

(Actor)

High Society Blues (Movie)

Pearl Granger (Actor)

Hotel for Women (Movie)

Emeline Thomas (Actor)

I Take This Oath (Movie)

Betty Casey (Actor)

If I Had a Million (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

King Kelly of the USA (Movie)

Maxine (Actor)

Lightnin' (Movie)

Diana (Actor)

Love Before Breakfast (Movie)

Southern Girl (Actor)

Love on a Budget (Movie)

Millie Brown (Actor)

Luxury Liner (Movie)

(Actor)

Man-Proof (Movie)

Guest (Actor)

Only Yesterday (Movie)

Margot (Actor)

Pick a Star (Movie)

Ernie's Bride (Actor)

Pillow to Post (Movie)

Gertrude Wilson (Actor)

Rhythm in the Clouds (Movie)

Amy (Actor)

Rose of Washington Square (Movie)

Peggy (Actor)

Roughly Speaking (Movie)

Prissy Girl (Actor)

Scared to Death (Movie)

Jane Cornell (Actor)

Scattergood Meets Broadway (Movie)

Diana (Actor)

Silver Skates (Movie)

Lucille (Actor)

Silver Spurs (Movie)

Mildred "Millie" Love (Actor)

Sitting on the Moon (Movie)

Blossom (Actor)

Sky Murder (Movie)

Christina Cross (Actor)

Small Town Boy (Movie)

Molly (Actor)

Sorry, Wrong Number (Movie)

Blonde (Actor)

The Flying Irishman (Movie)

Sally (Actor)

The Last Warning (Movie)

Dawn Day (Actor)

The Toast of New York (Movie)

Mary Lou (Actor)

The White Parade (Movie)

Una Mellon (Actor)

Thunder Birds (Movie)

Saleswoman (Actor)

Top of the Town (Movie)

Beulah (Actor)

Trade Winds (Movie)

Mrs. Johnson (Actor)

Trapped by Television (Movie)

Mae (Actor)

Under Eighteen (Movie)

Sybil (Actor)

Under Your Spell (Movie)

(Actor)

Unholy Love (Movie)

Sheila Bailey (Actor)

Wild Company (Movie)

Anita (Actor)

Women Are Like That (Movie)

Miss Hall (Actor)

You and Me (Movie)

Curly blonde (Actor)

Ziegfeld Girl (Movie)

Miss Sawyer (Actor)
Other (4)

Susan B. Anthony Slept Here 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Research

The Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & Power 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Research

World War II: When Lions Roared (TV Show)

Film Research

Biography

Joyce Compton was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1925, she signed a film contract with First National Studios. Compton began her acting career appearing in various films, such as the Clara Bow drama "Dangerous Curves" (1929), the drama "The Wild Party" (1929) with Clara Bow and the George O'Brien drama "Salute" (1929). She also appeared in "Lightnin'" (1930), the Janet Gaynor musical "High Society Blues" (1930) and "Wild Company" (1930). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in the romantic comedy "Sitting on the Moon" (1936) with Roger Pryor, the Mary Astor drama "Trapped By Television" (1936) and the musical comedy "Pick a Star" (1937) with Patsy Kelly. She also appeared in "Sea Racketeers" (1937). Toward the end of her career, she tackled roles in the Guy Kibbee comedy "Scattergood Meets Broadway" (1941), the dramatic adaptation "Blues in the Night" (1941) with Priscilla Lane and the Edward G Robinson action flick "Manpower" (1941). She also appeared in "Bedtime Story" (1941) and "Silver Spurs" (1943) with Roy Rogers. Compton last worked on "Susan B. Anthony Slept Here" (ABC, 1994-95). Compton passed away in October 1997 at the age of 90.

Milestones

1926

Feature acting debut in "Ankles Preferred"

1925

Signed a film contract with First National Studios

Retired from acting in the early 1960s

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