Joan Blondell’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 30, 1906

Death Date December 25, 1979

Age of Death 73 years

Cause of Death Leukemia

Profession Movie Actress

The movie actress Joan Blondell died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

She performed in Grease as well as in The Blue Veil, a film for which she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Her other films include A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Nightmare Alley, and The Opposite Sex. 

Her first son, Norman S. Powell, became a director and a television executive. 



“I don’t know what the secret to longevity as an actress is. It’s more than talent and beauty. Maybe it’s the audience seeing itself in you.” (Joan Blondell)

Joan Blondell Death Cause and Date