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Erin Moran

Film Actress / Television Actress | * 10/18/1960 († 56, 04/22/2017) | Burbank, California (United States of America (USA))
Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann (October 18, 1960 – April 22, 2017) was an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the television sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi. ()

Moran's first acting role was at the age of five, in a television commercial for First Federal Bank.[3] At the age of six, she was cast as Jenny Jones in the television series Daktari,[5] which ran from 1966 to 1969. She made her feature-film debut in How Sweet It Is! (1968) with Debbie Reynolds,[6] and made regular appearances on The Don Rickles Show in 1972, and guest appearances in The Courtship of Eddie's Father, My Three Sons, Bearcats!, and Family Affair. As a young child, she also appeared in the television series Gunsmoke.[7]In 1974, at the age of 13, Moran was cast to play her best known role, Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days, the feisty younger sister of Richie Cunningham (Ron Howard). Moran continued the role in 1982, in the short-lived spin-off series Joanie Loves Chachi, alongside Scott Baio, although she later stated that she had only reluctantly agreed to star in the series; she would have preferred to remain with Happy Days.[8][9] She won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a New Television Series for her role.[10][11] After Joanie Loves Chachi's cancellation in 1983, she returned to Happy Days for its final season.[12]In 1983, Moran said in an interview that the Happy Days producers had pressured her to change from about the age of 15: they had "suddenly wanted me to lose weight and become this sexy thing.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Mystery

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Movies with Erin Moran as Actress(10)

as Mrs. Klien2011 Not Another B Movie
as Bonnie Lee Jordan1981 Twirl
as Alumna1981 Galaxy of Terror
as Tracy Schilling1973 Lisa, Bright and Dark
as Janice Gerber1970 Watermelon Man
as Marge (as a child)1969 The Happy Ending
as Laurie1968 How Sweet It Is!

TV Shows/Series with Erin Moran as Actress(9)

as Yolanda2019 The Hunting
as Maggie Roberts1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Joanie Cunningham1982 Joanie Loves Chachi
as Carrie Walker1977 The Love Boat
as Joanie Cunningham1974 Happy Days
as Jenny Jones1966 Daktari

Born: Tuesday, 10/18 1960 (October) in Burbank, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 04/22 2017 (April) in Corydon (aged: 56)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: North Hollywood High School
Siblings: Tony Moran
Other names for Erin Moran (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Erin Marie Moran"
"Erin Marie Fleischmann"
Erin Moran frequently works together with these people:
Jessica Walter (6x, Actress)
Juliet Mills (6x, Actress)
Dick Van Patten (6x, Actor)
Herb Edelman (6x, Actor)
Florence Henderson (6x, Actress)
Audra Lindley (6x, Actress)
David Hedison (5x, Actor)
Lyle Waggoner (5x, Actor)
Susan Oliver (5x, Actress)
Barbi Benton (5x, Actress)
Morgan Brittany (5x, Actress)
Wendy Apple (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33549, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 10/19/2021