Joan Staley Detailed Biography and the Cause of her Death

Who was Joan Staley?

Joan Staley was a famous American actress and a star of Hollywood’s classical cinema. Joan Staley movies and tv shows include “Ocean’s 11” (1960), “Cape Fear” (1962), “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (1961) and “Roustabout” (1964). back in the 1960s, and TV Series including “Broadside” and “Hawaiian Eye”, For which she was well recognized.    

Early Life and Childhood

The actress Joan Staley was born on 20th May 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota USA. Taurus is her zodiac sign. Joan Staley is also of white ethnicity aside from being of American nationality. Musician Jean and her husband James McCohchie are Joan’s parents. James McCohchie was a minister. Mainly, Joan was raised in Los Angeles, California despite the fact that she was Minnesota originated. Being the daughter of a musician trained in viola, violin and piano playing, it is not strange that at the age of three, Joan started violin lessons under the tutorship of Los Angeles’ Baby Symphony’s owner Karl Moldrem. She refined her skills in the course of the next three years, and at the age of six she was already showing up as the first chair in Peter Meremblum’s California Junior Symphony Orchestra. After reaching that goal, She made her film debut on-camera appearance the musical film of 1948 “The Emperor Waltz” When she was eight years old

Joan Staley studied at a number of high schools for her education, including in Illinois, Chicago, Washington D.C. as well as In Munich, in Europe, and Paris, France – After her father joined the US Army as a chaplain when she was a youngster. When they came back to the states, she briefly studied at Chapman University in Orange, California, before migrating to San Francisco where she got a job as a teletype operator in a local brokerage organization.

Body Measurements

Joan Staley is 5 Feet 8 Inches tall and has a weight of 56 Kg. Her body dimensions are 36 inches. She was blessed with dark black eyes and dark shading hair.

Career Beginning

After her first film roles, Joan took some time away from acting, but she came back by joining The Little Theatre in Hollywood. When she was there, she saved some roles in such movies as “Brigadoon” , “The Robe” and “My Sister Eileen” , and with others, began her rise in the entertainment world. Her gorgeous looks were the main reason. In November 1958, She was also selected as the Playboy centerfold for November 1958. Because of these few appearances, Her name has become more famous and she secured a role in the TV series named “Perry Mason” in 1958, Later featured in various more episodes of the famous Television show. She was cast in the TV programme “77 Sunset Strip” in 1959 and till 1964, She showed up in nine more episodes, portraying Hannah. When the era of ‘60s’ started, joan staley Showed up in more films too and after a several uncredited roles, She began in the western genre “Gun FIght”, next to James Brown and Gregg Palmer, and had a supportive role in the movie “Breakfast At Tiffany’s”, featuring George Peppard, Audrey Hepburn and Patricia Neal.


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In 1956, Joan Staley married Charles Staley. She first met Charles in France. They moved to Memphis, Tennessee, Where he was doing work as a Television director. Staley worked as a legal secretary for a local attorney in Memphis named Homer L. Armstrong. Similarly over this time, She sang occasional backup for Sun Records, of Elvis Presley fame. Then The Staley family shifted to California.

In 1967, She married again to Dale Sheets, an executive with MCA. The Sheets have seven kids ( he resulted three, she resulted one, and with both, they had three together).  International Ventures incorporated (1969) was founded by staley and Dale Sheets and they retained evaluating talent. Joan is active in her church, in client service and prison ministry.

Joan Staley cause of death

Joan Staley passed away from this world at 79. Based on Statistics, Joan Staley death occurred due to Congestive heart failure while in Valencia California’s Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. As of 2013, they had 20 great-grandchildren and 10 grandchildren.

Joan Staley net worth

The famous American actress Joan was 79 years old at the time of her death. According to reports, Estimated Net-Worth of Joan was $1 Million to $12 Million. She passed away in 2019

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