From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joan Gardner (1914–1999) was a British actress. She married Zoltán Korda and had a son, David. Gardner was born in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. She made her stage debut immediately on leaving school and by age 18 had achieved success there. She was seen by Alexander Korda (her future brother-in-law) who signed her to a five-year film contract at London Film Productions, with Wedding Rehearsal being her film debut as one of the Roxbury twins.