Joan Tompkins

Joan Swenson (July 9, 1915 – January 29, 2005),[1] previously known as Joan Tompkins, was an American actress of television, film, radio, and stage, who co-founded with her husband, Karl Swenson, an acting company in Beverly Hills.[citation needed]

Joan Tompkins
Cameron Prud'homme Charme Allen Joan Tompkins David Harum 1947.JPG
Tompkins (right) as Susan Price Wells with Cameron Prud'homme and Charme Allen in the radio serial David Harum, 1947.
Born(1915-07-09)July 9, 1915
New York, U.S.
DiedJanuary 29, 2005(2005-01-29) (aged 89)
Years active1953-1980
Spouse(s)Steve Appleby (? - ?)
Bruce MacFarlane (? - ?)
Karl Swenson (widowed in 1978)
Children4 stepsons

Program Role
Against the Storm Siri Allen[2]
David Harum Susan Wells[2]:94
Lora Lawton Lora Lawton[2]:206
Our Gal Sunday Madeline Travers[2]:262
Young Widder Brown Joyce Turner[2]:361
Your Family and Mine Judy Wilbur[2]:362

Her other television roles include:


  1. ^ "Social Security Death Index". Retrieved January 17, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e f Terrace, Vincent (1999). Radio Programs, 1924-1984: A Catalog of More Than 1800 Shows. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-7864-4513-4.
  3. ^ "The Waltons: "The Achievement"". Retrieved January 17, 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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