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Betty Garrett

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Betty Garrett (May 23, 1919 – February 12, 2011) was an American actress, comedienne, singer and dancer who originally performed on Broadway before being signed to a film contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. While there, she appeared in several musical films before returning to Broadway and making guest appearances on several television series.

Fact file

  • Born: May 23, 1919 St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
  • Died: February 12, 2011 (aged 91) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Aortic aneurysm
  • Education: Annie Wright School
  • Alma mater: Neighborhood Playhouse
  • Occupation: Actress, comedienne, dancer, singer
  • Years active: 1938–2011
  • Home town: Seattle, Washington
  • Television: All in the Family, Laverne & Shirley
  • Spouse(s): Larry Parks (m.1944-1975; his death)
  • Children: Andrew Parks, Garrett Parks

Read more about Betty Garrett at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Oscar 'In Memoriam' Snubs: Corey Haim, Betty Garrett
Hollywood Reporter, 2011-02-28 04:38:17
Tim Appelo Some viewers are peeved not to have seen Betty Garrett and Corey Haim in the In Memoriam montage at the Oscars. Here's a quick tribute.read more

STAGE TO SCREENS: George Stevens, Jr. Moves Thurgood From Stage to Small Screen; Tribute to Betty Garrett
Playbill Combined , 2011-02-21 05:01:00
Playwright George Stevens, Jr., talks about bringing Civil Rights titan Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall to the stage (and now HBO). We fondly remember M-G-M star Betty Garrett.

STAGE TO SCREENS: George Stevens, Jr. Moves Thurgood From Stage to Small Screen; Tribute to Betty Garrett
Playbill Combined , 2011-02-21 05:00:00
Playwright George Stevens, Jr., talks about bringing Civil Rights titan Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall to the stage (and now HBO). We fondly remember M-G-M star Betty Garrett.

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