Joan Davis was that rarity, a very popular female slapstick comedian in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s on film, radio, and television. Beginning as a child in Vaudeville, and eventually appearing with husband Si Wills, Davis entered films in the mid-1930s. Most of her vehicles were B pictures…more
Joan has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1501 Vine Street.
She married actor Si Wills in 1931. They had one daughter, actress Beverly Wills, before divorcing in 1948.
In 1953, she was nominated for an Emmy in the category of "Best Comedienne" for her work on the TV series "I Married Joan".