Roberts, Joan, 1917-2012Alternative names
Actress and singer, Joan Roberts, the original Laurey in OKLAHOMA (1943) was born in New York City and began her career on the stage as a child. She appeared in over 25 musicals on Broadway and on tour (1941-1950), was seen on television in the 1960s, and has recorded several albums of songs.
From the guide to the Joan Roberts Papers, 1966-1993, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)