- Category : 1923-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 3
American beauty queen and screen actress who won Miss California two years in a row (1940 and 1941), and won Miss America in 1941.
As an actress, LaPlanche appeared in films such as Angels' Alley and in episodes of television programs like The Donna Reed Show. Her sister Louise LaPlanche also was an actress.
She was married to Harry Koplan from 1947 until his death in 1973, and had two children: a daughter Carol and son Terry. She died on 6 May 1979 at age 55 in Glendale, California.