Joan Severance headed to Hollywood in 1986 at the height of her supermodel career with John Casablancas of ELITE models. While gracing covers of the top magazines around the world, walking the catwalks of the hottest designers and representing companies like CHANEL, VERSACE, L’OREAL, REVLON, to name a few, Ms. Severance landed a starring role in the hit TV SERIES WISEGUY opposite Kevin Spacey and Ken Wahl, launching her acting career. She is still sought after by magazines and campaigns. Recently appeared for CELINE Spring 2017 campaign and can be seen in the Le Magazine Double (France) March 2017 layout by Talia Chetrit. launching her hair care line in May of 2017. More info on all her activities at

Hollywood took notice and director Arthur Hiller cast her in SEE NO EVIL HEAR NO EVIL with Gene Wilder and Richard Prior and her costar from Wiseguy, Kevin Spacey. That same year she did BIRD ON A WIRE with Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn. Since then she has starred in over 30 films with the likes of Mel Gibson, Goldie Hawn,  Ann Margret, Willie Nelson to mention a few. See full resume at

Appearing in over 20 TV series; co-staring aside names like Robert Urich on UPN’s LOVE BOAT: THE NEXT WAVE , Tatum O’Neal on WICKED WICKED GAMES and guest appearances on many hit shows such as LA LAW, CSI:MIAMI, ONE TREE HILL, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, Showtime’s “MASTERS OF SEX” and NBC’s NCIS: LOS ANGELES.

Ms. Severance studied with Chef Roger Verge from  the Moulin Du Mougin in the South of France. She was the Chef/Owner of a restaurant in upstate NY of which she also designed and renovated, part owner of the GOOD FOOD catering company which catered the closing party of the Statue of Liberty when it underwent renovations in the early 80”s.

Her curiosity for knowledge led Ms. Severance to a Bachelors of Natural Health from CCNH, is a certified DNA Theta Healer and a Psyche-K® Facilitator and Founder of SeverancePlay where she works with clients in and “acting” atmosphere helping them to transform limiting beliefs that hold them back from obtaining their goals both professionally and personally.

Ms. Severance is the creator of txTylz™ and SxTylz ™ games which allow players to use more than letters to say more than words in a Scrabble like manner. The games stimulate creative intelligence and are used therapeutically as well as socially. A text app using the same method of communication is in the works.

She is the author of Manifest Your Mate: a journey for attraction. The book invites the female audience to jump into the world of character development to create the man they wish to bring into their lives. It mixes the law of attraction, focused intention and the character development in a clear precise way to deliver results.

Her current passion has her involved in writing another book about her experience with the strange condition called Vitiligo. She created a website that shares uncommon information about the condition, alternative information that may benefit those with the condition and personal stories of her day to day life with Vitiligo. See information at

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