Joan Gardner (November 16, 1926–December 10, 1992) was an American entertainer. For Hanna-Barbera, she was the voice of Gara on Valley of the Dinosaurs.
Gardner was a screenwriter, songwriter, actress, author and composer, educated at Los Angeles Community College. She began working in films in 1946, worked in television for seven years, and later joined the UPA studios. After she joined ASCAP in 1964, her chief musical collaborators included Adelade Halpern, and her popular-song compositions included "Learnin' to Rock", "Spelling Rock 'n Roll", "Good Ship Rock 'n Roll", "Toy Piano Boogie" and "Holly Time".
- Joan Gardner (II) at the Internet Movie Database