She is best known as the second wife of late night talk show legend, Johnny Carson[ref]New York Times[/ref]. She hosted her own syndicated program, “Joanne Carson’s V.I.P.’s[ref]IMDB[/ref]” and made an appearance with Johnny’s heir apparent, David Letterman, on his late night talk show[ref]IMDB[/ref].
Joanne was an intellectual, with a master’s degree in psychology and a Ph.D. in nutritional biochemistry and physiology. A good friend of Truman Capote, she will be interred next to Mr. Capote at Westwood Cemetery.
Prayers for her family, friends and loved ones.