Joyce DeWitt - biography

Actor from United States of America

Joyce DeWitt Joyce Anne DeWitt (born April 23, 1949) is an American actress most famous for playing Janet Wood on the ABC sitcom Three's Company. Joyce DeWitt, who is of no relation to actress Fay DeWitt, was born April 23, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia, and grew up in Speedway, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis. She is of Italian descent on her mother's side. She competed in speech and debate through the Indiana High School Forensic Association. After she received a bachelor's degree in theater from Ball State University, she moved to California to earn her master's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). DeWitt began appearing on stage at the age of 13. While attending university, she worked as a secretary until her debut on Baretta. Contrary to reports, she has never painted actor Abe Vigoda's garage doors, and has never met the man. While performing in summer stock in the year following her graduation, a director and UCLA Theater professor convinced her to go to California for the school's MFA program. DeWitt is best known for her role as Janet Wood during the 1977–1984 run of the sitcom Three's Company, a job she obtained after being cast in the show's second  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Joycey,Joyce Anne Dewitt
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America


Institution From To
Ball State University
University of California, Los Angeles


Year Performance Character
2011 The Great Fight Randi Toney
2009 Call of the Wild
2008 Failing Better Now

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