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Joyce Jameson (September 26, 1932 – January 16, 1987) was an American actress. She played sexualized roles at the same time Marilyn Monroe was famous. She played a fun girl named Skippy in the 1960s television program The Andy Griffith Show. She played "The Blonde" in the 1960 Academy Award winning movie The Apartment. She also played small parts in other movies and was not listed as a cast member.[1]

Joyce Jameson
Joyce Jameson in General Electric Theater (Blaze of Glory).jpg
Joyce Jameson in the TV series General Electric Theater
Born(1932-09-26)September 26, 1932
DiedJanuary 16, 1987(1987-01-16) (aged 54)
Cause of deathSuicide by overdose
Resting placeCremated, ashes scattered into the Pacific Ocean
OccupationActress
Years active1951–1984
Spouse(s)Billy Barnes (divorced) (1 child)
ChildrenTyler Barnes

Jameson was born in Chicago, Illinois. She committed suicide by overdosing on pills at age 54 in Burbank, California.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Joyce Jameson". The New York Times. Retrieved August 10, 2015.