Joyce Dewitt Biography
Joyce DeWitt is a renowned American actress famous for her role in the ABC series, Three’s Company. She became a household name when she played Janet Wood in the 1977-1984 ABC sitcom.
Joyce was born on April 23, 1949, in West Virginia, the United States. She had the love for the stage, attending acting lessons during her 0 levels. Moreover, she majored in Theatre college and later had her first stage appearance when she was 13 years of age.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in acting from Ball State Univerity, she later joined for a master’s degree at the University of California. She shortly began auditions for acting roles where she first landed herself in the 1977 film, Baretta. This role ran for seven years and later led her to a renowned celebrity actor.
It has been widely rumored that Joyce was mentored by Abe Vigoda. However, this has always been wrong. Abe and DeWitt just met when Joyce was performing in summer stock a year after her graduation. This was after a director|UCLA Theatre professor convinced her to go to California for the school’s MFA program.
After Three’s Company came to an end in 1984, Joyce featured in an episode of Finder of Lost Loves in 1984 after which she quit. She continued acting with a section in a series, Noises Off at Michigan’s Cherry County Playhouse in June 1991.
She later featured in the 1995 TV comedy film Spring Fling! A character dependent on her, voiced by another entertainer, showed up in a 1997 scene of Pinky and the Brain. She featured in a scene of Cybill and had an appearance on the penultimate scene of Living Single. Her 2000s works incorporate TV shows, including, Hope Island, The Nick at Nite Holiday Special and Call of the Wild.
DeWitt later co-produced and facilitated the 2003 NBC TV film Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three’s Company; on-screen character Melanie Paxson depicted DeWitt in the film. In late 2008, she likewise earned a section in an autonomous film called Failing Better Now.
In 2009, DeWitt featured in a phase generation of Married Alive in Calgary, Canada.
Starting in 2011, DeWitt was featuring in the play Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage in New York City. In 2011, she additionally featured in a Canadian stage creation of Dinner with Friends at Theater Aquarius in Hamilton, Canada.
Joyce Dewitt Age | Birthday
Joyce was born on April 23, 1949, in West Virginia, the United States. She is 72 years old as of April 2021.
Joyce Dewitt Husband | Married
Who is Joyce DeWitt married to? The famous actress was in a serious relationship with the American actor and film producer, Ray Buktenica for almost seven years. They even lived together for the given time. However, she is also rumored to have dated Henry Bushkin, a Hollywood Lawyer.
Joyce Dewitt Movies
- Baretta (1975)
- Most Wanted (1976)
- Three’s Company (1977–1984)
- With This Ring (1978)
- Supertrain (1979)
- The Ropers (1979)
- The Love Boat (1979)
- The B.B. Beegle Show ((1980)
- Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
- Finder of Lost Loves (1984)
- Spring Fling! (1995)
- Hope Island (2000)
- 18 (2001)
- The Nick at Nite Holiday Special (2003)
- Call of the Wild (2009)
- Failing Better Now (2009)
- The Great Fight (2011)
- Snapshot (2014)
- My Boyfriends’ Dogs (2014)
- Rock Story (2015)
- Renaissance Man (2016)
- Street Signs: Homeless But Not Hopeless (TBA)
Joyce Dewitt Net Worth
DeWitt is said to have earned at least $30,000 per episode while on the Three’s Company. Her Net Worth is estimated to be about $7 million.