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Currently, Joyce Meadows is 87 years, 1 months and 9 days old. Joyce Meadows will celebrate 88rd birthday on a Thursday 13th of April 2023. Below we countdown to Joyce Meadows upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Joyce Meadows|
|Age||85 years old|
|Born||April 13, 1935 ( Arrowwood, Alberta, Canada)|
|Town/City||Arrowwood, Alberta, Canada|
Joyce Meadows’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Joyce Meadows was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
Meadows's early television roles were in the middle 1950s in such series as Wanted: Dead or Alive, Tombstone Territory, Whirlybirds, Highway Patrol, General Electric Theater, The Millionaire, Richard Diamond, Private Detective, and Harbor Command. She also appeared in films, including the 1957 science fiction thriller about a bizarre nuclear scientist, The Brain from Planet Arous, with John Agar and Robert Fuller.
She was active in theatre arts in high school, belonging to the Thespian Group, and had the lead in her junior play, not appearing in her senior play because she had enough credits to leave high school in three-and-a-half years. The Sacramento Chamber of Commerce asked her to enter the 1953 Miss Sacramento Contest, which she did because she wanted the chance to perform in front of hundreds of people at Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, as well as the chance to get free modeling lessons. Out of the 21 girls running, she won the title, singing "Yours" ("Quiéreme Mucho") for the talent portion of the competition. She also became second runner-up for Miss California, winning in the talent division. Joyce began singing at The Wagon Wheel in Lake Tahoe, one time opening for Burl Ives, and performed for various organizations, fundraisers, and social clubs. When she auditioned for a part of a 24-year-old in the play How Deep Are My Roots?, she lied about her age and got away with it because she was tall for 18. She then got the role of Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at the Little Eaglet Theatre in Sacramento, California. Meadows was a student of Jeff Corey, procured a scholarship to the Pasadena Playhouse, and thereafter studied with Mira Rostova and Stella Adler in New York City.
She was named Miss Hollywood in 1954. She later went to Hollywood and changed her name to Joyce Meadows.
From 1960 to 1961, she co-starred as Stacy in the syndicated western series Two Faces West, and Wagon Train. She later guest starred on The Asphalt Jungle, Bachelor Father, Maverick, 77 Sunset Strip, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Sea Hunt, The Aquanauts, Bringing Up Buddy, and Slattery's People . She also made three appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murder victim Sylvia Welles in the 1959 episode, "The Case of the Golden Fraud." In 1965, she portrayed Isobel Moon in the film Zebra in the Kitchen, starring Jay North. After appearing in The Christine Jorgensen Story in 1970, Meadows took a break from acting. She returned in 1987 with a guest role on Punky Brewster sitcom. During the first half of the 1990s, she guest starred on Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
In 2009, Meadows appeared in the film short A Golightly Gathering.