Did you know veteran actress Joan Plowright won the Best Actress in a Play Tony Award for A Taste of Honey ? Today we will talk about Joan Plowright Biography, age, awards, net worth, blind, husband, weight loss, and lots more.
Joan Plowright Biography, Age, Awards, Net Worth, Blind, Husband & Weight Loss
Who Is Joan Plowright ?
Joan Plowright is an English retired actress whose career has spanned over seven decades. She has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy, and two BAFTA Awards. Her real and full name is Joan Ann Plowright.
Joan Plowright Age & Date of Birth
Joan Plowright was born on 28th October 1929, in Brigg, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. Currently, she is 93 years old.
Joan Plowright Parents & Sibling
Joan’s father William Ernest Plowright was a Journalist whereas her mother’s name is Daisy Margaret Burton. She has one brother named David Plowright who is a British Television producer.
Joan Plowright Nationality, Religion & Ethnicity
Joan is a Christian by religion with British Nationality. Her ethnicity is white.
Joan Plowright Education
Joan completed her school life at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Joan Plowright Profession & Career
Joan debuted in Hollywood with the movie Time Without Pity in 1957. Her Television debut came 6 years ago in 1951 with the TV series Sara Crewe. She becomes popular with the role of Mrs. Fisher in the movie Enchanted April. Her last movie Knife Edge released in 2009. So far she has been part of 78 Hollywood flicks including TV Series to date.
Joan Plowright Awards
Joan Plowright is always a critically acclaimed actress. She has won 3 awards so far.
In 1961, she won Best Actress in a Play for A Taste of Honey at the Tony Awards.
In 1993, she won the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for the movie Enchanted April at Golden Globe Awards.
In 1993, she won the Best Supporting Actress (Television) for the TV Movie, Stalin, at Golden Globe Awards.
Joan Plowright Net Worth 2022
Joan is in the Hollywood industry for the last 71 years or more. One can expect a big income for her. But that’s not the reality. The estimated net worth of Joan Plowright is around 1.50 Million US Dollars.
Joan Plowright Blind
Joan Plowright’s vision declined steadily during the late 2000s and early 2010s due to macular degeneration. In 2014, she officially announced her retirement from acting because she had become completely blind.
Joan Plowright Wedding, Husbands, Divorce & Daughters
Joan Plowright married Roger Gage on 19th September 1953. After living together for 7 years they gets divorced on 2nd December 1960. She remarries. This time with Laurence Olivier on 17th March 1961. Eventually, Laurence died on 11th July 1989. Joan has two daughters (Tamsin Olivier & Julie Kate Olivier) and one son (Richard Olivier) respectively.
Joan Plowright Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Joan is 5 feet 5 inches tall. Her height is 1.65 meters. She weighs around 61 Kg (134.48 Pounds). Her hair color is golden with dark blue eyes. She has a fatty body with measurements of 38-30-34 inches.
Joan Plowright Weight Loss, Health & Fitness
Joan Plowright has lost 1 kg weight during the last month. She is doing occasional walking to remain fit and healthy. So far her health is not well. She is suffering from macular degeneration which has lost nearly all of her eyesight and is now believed to be almost completely blind.