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Bea Benaderet

Beatrice Benaderet was an American actress and comedienne. Born in New York City and raised in San Francisco, she began performing in Bay Area theatre and radio before embarking on a Hollywood career that spanned over three decades. Benaderet first specialized in voice-over work in the golden age of radio, appearing on numerous programs working with comedians of the era such as Jack Benny, Burns and Allen, and Lucille Ball. Her expertise in dialect and characterization led to her becoming Warner Bros.' leading voice of female characters in their cartoons of the early 1940s through the mid-1950s. Benaderet was then a prominent figure on television in situation comedies, first with The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show from 1950 to 1958, for which she earned two Emmy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress.

Born Beatrice Benaderet, April 4, 1906, New York City, U.S.
Died October 13, 1968, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting place Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery, North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Education St. Rose Academy High School
Occupation Actress, comedienne
Years active 1926–1968
Children 2, including Jack Bannon

About Bea Benaderet

Radio personality who voiced hundreds of characters on series such as My Husband and the Jack Benny Show before starring in Petticoat Junction on television.

Bea Benaderet before fame

In the 1940s, she rose to prominence as Millicent Carstairs on Fibber McGee & Molly and Gertrude Gearshift on The Jack Benny Program, among other roles.

Achievement of Bea Benaderet

Betty Rubble in The Flinstones and the original Granny—owner of the Tweety bird—in the Warner Brothers series of cartoons were among her voice performances.

Bea Benaderet family life

Her father is Turkish and her mother is Irish-American, and she was born in New York City.

Associations of Bea Benaderet

She was the original option for the role of Ethel Mertz on I Love Lucy, which went to Vivian Vance.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Bea Benaderet

Burials at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery. Actresses from San Francisco. Hanna-Barbera people. American radio actresses

Latest information about Bea Benaderet updated on October 18 2021.

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