Joan Ann Hackett (March 1, 1934 – October 8, 1983) was an American actress who appeared on stage, in films, and on television.
She was born in New York City of Irish and Italian extraction. Her immigrant parents raised her Roman Catholic and sent her to Catholic schools.
Hackett debuted with the role of Gail Prentiss in the TV ... more »
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''I'll do anything to pass the ERA [Equal Rights Amendment], even if it means wearing babydoll nightgowns and padded bras, if that will make people less afraid.''Joan Hackett (1934-1983), U.S. actor. As quoted in Ms. magazine, p. 53 (June 1978). Speaking of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U. S. C...