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Bea Benaderet ACTOR


Bea Benaderet was born on April 4th, 1906 in New York City, New York and was raised in San Francisco by Samuel and Margaret Benaderet.  She knew early on that she loved to entertain and by the age of twelve she was already appearing on the radio.
Her career in entertainment began as doing a number of voices for various characters on the radio for such shows as, "Fibber McGee and Molly", "My Favorite Husband" and "The Jack Benny Show".  She is also well known for playing the character of Blanche Morton on the radio and television show, "The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show" as well as playing Lucille Ball's best friend on, "My Favorite Husband".   
She became most well known as the voice of Betty Rubble in, "The Flinstones" (1960).  Other voice over work she did was the voice of Granny for the Warner Brothers Cartoon series, "Tweety" which she performed from 1943 through the mid 1950's.
Other television credits she added to her resume were on such shows as, "Petticoat Junction", "Green Acres", "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "77 Sunset Strip" among others. 
She married twice throughout his lifetime, first to Jim Bannon from 1938 through 1950 and together they had two children.  Her second marriage was to Gene Twombly in 1957 and they remained together until she passed away on October 13th, 1968 in Los Angeles, California after suffering from a left lung carcinoma.  Her remains were entombed in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, California.  Her second husband, Gene Twombly passed away just four days after her from a heart attack and was entombed beside her.  


1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends 
1963-1968 Petticoat Junction 
1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour
1962-1967 The Beverly Hillbillies 
1966 The Road Runner Show
1965-1966 Green Acres
1960-1964 The Flintstones 
1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo
1964 The Danny Kaye Show 
1963 Vacation Playhouse 
1962 The Jetsons
1962 Pete and Gladys 
1962 The New Breed 
1961-1962 Top Cat 
1962 Tender Is the Night 
1961 The Yogi Bear Show
1960-1961 Peter Loves Mary 
1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 
1961 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
1961 The Chevy Show
1960 The Bugs Bunny Show 
1960 77 Sunset Strip
1960 Mister Magoo
1959 G.E. True Theater 
1959 The Restless Gun 
1958-1959 The George Burns Show 
1959 Plunderers of Painted Flats 
1950-1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 
1956-1957 The Bob Cummings Show 
1956 Matinee Theatre 
1955 Screen Directors Playhouse 
1952-1955 The Jack Benny Program 
1955 The Hole Idea
1955 The Lineup
1955 Feather Dusted 
1954 Black Widow 
1954 Goo Goo Goliath
1954 Bewitched Bunny
1954 Muzzle Tough
1954 The Cats Bah 
1954 Wild Wife
1954 Sandy Claws
1953 Punch Trunk
1953 Of Rice and Hen
1953 Easy Peckin's 
1953 A Street Cat Named Sylvester
1953 Tom Tom Tomcat 
1953 Hare Trimmed 
1953 There Auto Be a Law
1953 Fowl Weather 
1953 Kiss Me Cat 
1953 A Mouse Divided
1953 Snow Business 
1953 From A to Z-Z-Z-Z 
1952 Terrier-Stricken 
1952 Ain't She Tweet 
1952 Orange Blossoms for Violet 
1952 Little Red Rodent Hood 
1952 Kiddin' the Kitten 
1952 Gift Wrapped
1952 Feed the Kitty 
1952 The First Time 
1952 I Love Lucy 
1951 A Bear for Punishment
1951 Tweety's S.O.S. 
1951 Lovelorn Leghorn
1951 Chow Hound
1951 Room and Bird 
1951 Putty Tat Trouble 
1950 Two's a Crowd 
1950 Canary Row 
1950 All a Bir-r-r-rd 
1950 An Egg Scramble 
1950 The Scarlet Pumpernickel 
1949 Bear Feat
1949 On the Town
1949 Oboler Comedy Theatre 
1949 The Bee-Deviled Bruin 
1948 A Hick a Slick and a Chick 
1948 Kit for Cat
1948 I Taw a Putty Tat
1947 Doggone Cats 
1947 A Hare Grows in Manhattan 
1947 Tweetie Pie 
1947 Scent-imental Over You
1946 Notorious 
1946 Hollywood Daffy 
1946 Hollywood Canine Canteen 
1946 Quentin Quail
1946 Baseball Bugs
1946 Book Revue
1945 Swing Shift Cinderella
1945 A Gruesome Twosome 
1945 It's Murder She Says... 
1945 The Shooting of Dan McGoo 
1944 Goldilocks and the Jivin' Bears
1944 Censored
1944 Brother Brat
1944 The Weakly Reporter
1944 Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears
1944 Hare Force 
1944 Little Red Riding Rabbit
1943 Puss n' Booty 
1943 Hiss and Make Up 
1943 Red Hot Riding Hood
1943 Pigs in a Polka 
1942 The Hep Cat
1941 Goofy Groceries 
1940 The Bear's Tale 
1940 Confederate Honey 
1940 Cross Country Detours 

Matinee Classics - Petticoat Junction starring Edgar Buchanan, Linda Henning, Bea Benaderet, Frank Cady, Lori Saunders, Rufe Davis, Meredith MacRae, Mike Minor, Smiley Burnette and Jeannine Riley

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