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Joan Hackett

  • [On always needing her beauty sleep:] Go away — I'm asleep.

    • Joan Hackett,
    • epitaph, Hollywood Forever Cemetery ()
  • I don't know about being a Catholic anymore, though I had a great romance with the Church. But its male hierarchy causes me pain and distress. So I can't really pay too much attention. When that encyclical from the Pope — the one about contraception — began 'Dear Sons and Brothers' I figured it must be private mail and had nothing to do with me. So I didn't read it.

    • Joan Hackett,
    • in Doug McClelland, ed., Star Speak ()
  • All men are alike. If you ask any American man, 'How are you?' he'll answer 'Fine,' even if his mother just had a heart attack.

    • Joan Hackett,
    • in Doug McClelland, ed., Star Speak ()

Joan Hackett, U.S. actor

(1934 - 1983)