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Overview (3)

Born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
Died in Culver City, California, USA  (accidental overdose)
Birth NameMarilyn Joan Tabor

Mini Bio (1)

Joan Tabor was born on September 16, 1932 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA as Marilyn Joan Tabor. She was an actress, known for Dante (1960), The Red Skelton Hour (1951) and Espionage: Far East (1961). She was married to Broderick Crawford and Abraham David Gold. She died on December 18, 1968 in Culver City, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Broderick Crawford (4 January 1962 - 26 April 1967) ( divorced)
Abraham David Gold (28 November 1953 - 15 May 1956) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (5)

1957 Deb Star.
Appeared with her then-husband Broderick Crawford in such stage productions as "Born Yesterday" and "Dead Pigeon".

Their marriage was a turbulent one. In December 1965 Tabor sued Crawford for divorce. She testified that her husband was verbally and physically abusive. She was finally divorced as of April 1967.

Joan Tabor (Marilyn J. Gold) died on December 18th, 1968 from an accidental overdose of influenza medicine. She was 36 years old.
Worked as a sexy foil for such film and TV comedians as Jerry Lewis, Jack Benny and Bob Hope.
Appeared on the cover of Escapade.
Gave birth to her only child at age 21, a daughter Lauren F. Gold on May 1, 1954. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, David Gold.

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