Joan Davis (1907 - 1961)
Popular radio and television comedienne, Joan Davis excelled going to great lengths to make an audience laugh with her distinguishing voice. Davis was born in St Paul Minnesota in June 1907; she excelled at vaudeville comedy as a girl. With the waning popularity in the vaudeville format in the 1920s and the rise of film, Davis and her small family including husband-comedian Wells and daughter moved to California in search of stardom. She was briefly contracted under the Fox studio, but was more successful as a freelance artist and eventually lead to the creation of The Joan Davis Show that dubbed her the "Queen of Comedy.
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With her squeaky rising-tide over-the-top voice, Joan Davis is a smash-hit in The Joan Davis Show. Davis originally appeared on the Rudy Vallee Show, and quickly became a regular wacky female wolf after Rudy's heart. When Rudy Vallee left his show in 1943, Joan Davis took over with great success. It was obvious that she was a hit. With a thousand strikes a minute, The Joan Davis Show will hit you hard right on the funny bone!