Cassidy, Joanna

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Name
Cassidy, Joanna Gender: F
Joanne Virginia Caskey
born on 2 August 1945 at 13:46 (= 1:46 PM )
Place Camden, New Jersey, 39n56, 75w07
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°02' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 03°43 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 11°32'



Joanna Cassidy
photo: lukeford.net, derivative work, license cc-by-sa-2.5

Biography

American television and movie actress best known for her role in "Falcon Crest."

The younger daughter of a legal investigator father and a painter mother, she was a typical teenage nonconformist. She went to Syracuse University in 1964 until she dropped out to marry a young doctor. This union produced daughter Naomi and son Daniel.

When her husband entered the army, Cassidy followed him to Columbia, SC. She did not handle army life well and found her role as an Army wife boring. Watching TV, she decided she could do simple commercials and bluffed her way into a modeling agency in Washington, DC. She entered the world of modeling, which continued when the family moved to San Francisco and segued into acting. Her first movie role, "The Laughing Policeman" took her to Los Angeles. She had several small parts and guest spots on TV shows. Her first starring film role was "Under Fire" with Nick Nolte and Gene Hackman. She subsequently starred in the short-lived TV series "Buffalo Bill" with Dabney Coleman. She had a brief but memorable role in "Blade Runner."

Cassidy divorced in 1974, becoming a single parent. "I'm a mother lion when it comes to protecting my children," she says.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Social : Begin a program of study 1964 (Attended Syracuse University)
  • Relationship : Divorce dates 1974

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes B.C.

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son and one daughter)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Many moves (Traveled with military husband)
  • Vocation : Beauty : Model (Initially)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film and TV)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Falcon Crest and The Laughing Policeman)

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