Joanna Barnes, an actress who starred in The Parent Trap and Tarzan: The Ape Man, has died at the age of 87.

On Sunday, Hinkle passed away at her Sea Ranch, California, home after “enduring a slew of medical issues,” according to her close friend Sally Jackson.

Joanna Barnes was born on November 15, 1934 in Boston and graduated from Smith College in 1956 before moving to Hollywood, where she appeared in such television programs as Maverick and Colt .45. She went on to play Jane Porter in Tarzan: The Ape Man (1959) after appearing in a variety of other projects

In 1961, she played gold digger Vicky Robinson in The Parent Trap, and Disney’s 1998 remake gave her the opportunity to play Vicki Blake, the mother of a gold-digging young woman.

She’s made several television appearances, including on The Beverly Hillbillies, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaii Five-O, The New Perry Mason, Planet of the Apes, SWAT, Fantasy Island, Charlie’s Angels, Murder She Wrote, and Cheers. Barnes hosted the ABC daytime talk show Dateline: Hollywood in 1967 and was a frequent

In 1956, she was nominated for a Golden Globe award for her performance as Gloria Upson in Auntie Mame. Barnes also starred with Kirk Douglas in 1960’s Spartacus.

Starting in the mid-1970s, she wrote a column called “Touching Home” for The Chicago Tribune, which prompted her non-fiction book Starting from Scratch. She also wrote novels such as The Deceivers (1970), Who Is Carla Hart? , Pastora , and Silverwood . In addition, she contributed a weekly book

According to THR, he was previously married to actor-director Richard Herndon, Narrator Lawrence Dobkin of the Naked City, and architect Jack Lionel Warner.

She is survived by her sisters Lally and Judith, as well as stepchildren John, Laura, and Louise.

In the early 1950s, Joanna Barnes appeared on Broadway in several productions, including a major role in the original production of “The Moon Is Blue”. She soon moved to Hollywood, where she made her film debut in 1953’s “The Moonlighter”.

Barnes quickly became a popular actress, appearing in such films as “The Caine Mutiny” (1954), “Giant” (1956), “Funny Face” (1957), and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” (1958). She also appeared on television, starring in the series “Wagon Train” (1957-1958) and “Bonanza” (1959-1960).

In the 1960s, Barnes’ career began to slow down. She appeared in fewer films and television shows, although she did have a major role in the film “The Deadly Affair” (1966). Her last film appearance was in 1967’s “Reflections in a Golden Eye”, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando.

Barnes retired from acting in the early 1970s.