|Birth Date||February 12, 1953 (age 63)|
|Birth Place||San Fransico, California, USA|
Joanna Kerns was born Joanne Crussie DeVarona in 1953. She was born in San Fransico, California as the 3rd of 5 children. Kerns started her career as dance and attend UCLA where she majored in dance. She turned to acting after getting a part in a Gene Kelly production called Clown Around. From there she continued to get roles on television series, and moveis. She is most known for her roles in Growing Pains , Girl, Interrupted and Knocked Up . She is now a well known actress and director.