Joan Standing
Joan Standing was an English actress. She appeared in 63 films between 1919
1919 in film
The year 1919 in film involved some significant events.-Events:*February 5 - Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists...

 and 1940
1940 in film
The year 1940 in film involved some significant events, including the premieres of the Walt Disney classics Pinocchio and Fantasia.-Events:*February 7 - Walt Disney's animated film Pinocchio is released....


She was the daughter of Herbert Standing Jr. and granddaughter of Herbert Standing
Herbert Standing
Herbert Standing was a British stage and screen actor and the patriarch of the Standing family of actors. He was the father of numerous children who many of them had careers in the theatre and/or in cinema...

 (1846-1923). Her uncles were Wyndham Standing
Wyndham Standing
Wyndham Standing was an English film actor. He appeared in 131 films between 1915 and 1948. A popular and much beloved leading man in the silent film era, he starred and costarred along many famous names of the day, both men and women. He and Ronald Colman were the stars of the now lost classic...

, Sir Guy Standing
Guy Standing
Commander Sir Guy Standing KBE RNVR was an English actor.-Biography:Standing served in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve throughout the First World War, reaching the rank of Commander. In 1918, he was part of the British War Mission to the United States...

, Percy Standing, Jr.
Percy Standing
Percy Standing was an English film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 42 films between 1913 and 1934. He was the son of Herbert Standing...

 and Jack Standing
Jack Standing
Jack Standing was an English actor.The brother of Wyndham Standing , who also was a famous actor in the early days of film, Jack Standing had first appeared in Broadway musicals such as The Belle of New York and Floradora before he went to the Biograph company in 1909...

. Her cousin was actress Kay Hammond.

She emigrated later in life to the United States. She died in Houston, Texas
Houston, Texas
Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States, and the largest city in the state of Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people within an area of . Houston is the seat of Harris County and the economic center of , which is the ...

 in 1979, aged 75.

Selected filmography

  • Silk Hosiery
    Silk Hosiery
    Silk Hosiery is a 1920 silent comedy film directed by Fred Niblo. A print exist in the UCLA Film and Television Archive.-Cast:* Enid Bennett - Marjorie Bowen* Geoffrey Webb - Sir Derwain Leeds* Marie Pavis - Yvette Fernau...

  • Oliver Twist
    Oliver Twist (1922 film)
    Oliver Twist is a 1922 silent film adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist featuring Lon Chaney as Fagin, and Jackie Coogan as Oliver. Directed by Frank Lloyd.- Synopsis :Oliver's mother, a penniless outcast, died giving birth to him...

  • Happiness
    Happiness (1924 film)
    Happiness is a 1924 silent comedy film directed by King Vidor. It stars stage great Laurette Taylor, in one of her rare film appearances. The film is based on the 1914 Broadway play written by Taylor's husband J. Hartley Manners.-Cast:...

  • Greed
    Greed (film)
    Greed is a 1924 American dramatic silent film. It was directed by Erich von Stroheim and starring Gibson Gowland, Zasu Pitts, Jean Hersholt, Dale Fuller, Tempe Pigott, Sylvia Ashton, Chester Conklin, Joan Standing and Jack Curtis....

  • Beau Sabreur
    Beau Sabreur
    Beau Sabreur is a 1928 silent film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. It was directed by John Waters and starred Gary Cooper and Evelyn Brent. The plot was based on a novel by P. C. Wren. Only a trailer exists of this film...

  • Dracula
    Dracula (1931 film)
    Dracula is a 1931 vampire-horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Bela Lugosi as the title character. The film was produced by Universal and is based on the stage play of the same name by Hamilton Deane and John L...

  • Jane Eyre
    Jane Eyre (1934 film)
    Jane Eyre is a 1934 American romantic drama film directed by Christy Cabanne, starring Virginia Bruce and Colin Clive. It is based on the 1847 novel of the same name by Charlotte Brontë, and is the first adaptation to use sound.- Plot summary :...


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