Joan Rice was a British film actress.
Rice is best known for her role as Dalabo in the film His Majesty O'Keefe which co-starred Burt Lancaster. She also played Maid Marian in The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men. She also played the graverobber's wife in The Horror of Frankenstein. She was reputedly discovered working as a waitress in a Lyons Corner House in London, where she was crowned "Miss Lyons, 1949"; and thereafter trained at the Rank Organisation's "charm school".
Her interment was at Braywick Cemetery in Maidenhead.