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Also Known As: Died: August 13, 1991
Born: Cause of Death: Parkinson's disease and complications from a stroke
Birth Place: New York Profession:

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Joanna Roos was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Roos worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "As the World Turns" (CBS, 1955-2010), "Love of Life" (CBS, 1951-1980) and "Search For Tomorrow" (CBS, 1951-1987). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Today Is Ours" (NBC, 1957-59). She also starred in the TV movies "Johnny Belinda" (NBC, 1958-59) and "Inherit the Wind" (NBC, 1965-66). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Patterns" (1956) with Van Heflin, the Natalie Wood drama "Splendor in the Grass" (1961) and the dramatic adaptation "Two Weeks in Another Town" (1962) with Pierre Balmain. Roos more recently appeared in "The Rimers of Eldritch" (PBS, 1972-73). Roos passed away in May 1989 at the age of 88.

Joanna Roos was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Roos worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "As the World Turns" (CBS, 1955-2010), "Love of Life" (CBS, 1951-1980) and "Search For Tomorrow" (CBS, 1951-1987). She also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Today Is Ours" (NBC, 1957-59). She also starred in the TV movies "Johnny Belinda" (NBC, 1958-59) and "Inherit the Wind" (NBC, 1965-66). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in "Patterns" (1956) with Van Heflin, the Natalie Wood drama "Splendor in the Grass" (1961) and the dramatic adaptation "Two Weeks in Another Town" (1962) with Pierre Balmain. Roos more recently appeared in "The Rimers of Eldritch" (PBS, 1972-73). Roos passed away in May 1989 at the age of 88.

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 The Purple Gang (1960) Himself, in prologue
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Notes

Roosevelt served as a director of the Motion Picture Relief Fund prior to WWII.

He was awarded a Navy Cross and a Silver Star for service during WWII.

Roosevelt is a member of the Hollywood Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Professions.

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wife:
Mary Roosevelt. Fourth wife.

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father:
Franklin D Roosevelt. Politician. President of the United States (1932-45).
mother:
Eleanor Roosevelt.

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