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Job Actress
Known for Petticoat Junction's Kate Bradley, original voice of Betty Rubble on The Flintstones, voice of Granny in the Tweety cartoons (until 1955)
Top Roles Brooklyn Girl on Subway, File Clerk, Mrs. McKisco, Baby Butch's Mom, Ma Bear
Top GenresAnimation, Family, Comedy, Drama, Short Films, Musical
Top TopicsBaseball, Christmas, Romance (Drama)
Top Collaborators , (Director), , (Director)
Shares birthday with Anthony Perkins, Elizabeth Wilson, Gene Reynolds  see more..

Bea Benaderet Overview:

Character actress, Bea Benaderet, was born on Apr 4, 1906 in New York City, NY. Benaderet died at the age of 62 on Oct 13, 1968 in Los Angeles, CA .

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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Just For Fun! The Voices behind The Flintstones

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 25, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Just for Fun! The Fabulous Voices behind the Fabulous Flintstones!? I’m sure you’d recognize their voices anywhere, but here they are ‘in person’… the wonderful character actors that voiced Fred, Wilma, Barney and Betty… Alan Reed as Fred Flintstone, Jean Vander P... Read full article


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Bea Benaderet Quotes:

Daffy Duck: The Lord High Chamberlain was simply furious.
Porky Pig: I'm s-s-s-s-simply furious.
Daffy Duck: But Milady Melissa was simply delighted.
The Fair Melissa: I'm simply delighted.


Little Red Riding Hood: [to the wolf dressed as grandma] Hey, Grandma! That's an awfully big nose for you... TO HAVE!


Mama Bear: Tell me more about my eyes!


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Bea Benaderet Facts
She died during the run of her TV series "Petticoat Junction" (1963), and a stand-in, seen only from the back, and with no dialogue to speak, was used for the last episode in which she supposedly appeared.

In 1936, she joined Orson Welles on radio's "The Campbell Playhouse" and received her first big break when she became a regular on Jack Benny's big radio show, where she created memorable characters such as Gertrude Gearshift. A major radio staple at the time, her numerous appearances included the comedies "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet," "The Great Gildersleeve" and "Fibber McGee and Molly." She also played Lucille Ball's best friend on radio's "My Favorite Husband," which was the precursor to TV's "I Love Lucy" (1951).

Her second husband, Gene Twombly, a sound-effects technician (both worked on "The Jack Benny Program" (1950)), died of a heart attack just four days after she died of cancer.

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