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Joan Leslie, Actress in 'Sergeant York' and 'Yankee Doodle Dandy dies 90

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Joan Agnes Theresa Sadie Brodel (January 26, 1925 – October 12, 2015), known by her stage name Joan Leslie, was an American actress, dancer and vaudevillian who appeared in such films during the Hollywood Golden Age such as High Sierra, Sergeant York and Yankee Doodle Dandy.

She took cameo roles in series such as Murder, She Wrote, Charlie’s Angels and The Incredible Hulk.

Leslie died on October 12, 2015, in Los Angeles, California. She was 90.

On October 8, 1960, Joan Leslie received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street.

Harrigan (James Cagney, Joan Leslie) (Yankee Doodle Dandy)

Fred Astaire & Joan Leslie sing My Shining Hour

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