Joan Standing

Joan Standing (21 June 1903 3 February 1979) was an English actress[1] best known for playing Nurse Briggs in the 1931 horror film Dracula. She appeared in 63 films between 1919 and 1940. She was the daughter of Herbert Standing Jr. and granddaughter of Herbert Standing (1846-1923). Her uncles were Wyndham Standing, Sir Guy Standing, Percy Standing and Jack Standing. Her cousin was actress Kay Hammond. Later in life she emigrated to the United States. She died in Houston, Texas in 1979, aged 75.

Joan Standing
Joan Standing, 1927
Born(1903-06-21)21 June 1903
Died3 February 1979(1979-02-03) (aged 75)
Years active1919–1940

Partial filmography


  1. "Joan Standing". BFI. Retrieved 26 March 2018.
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