Benay Venuta was an American actress, singer and dancer.
|Born:||Benvenuta Rose Crooke, January 27, 1910, San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Died:||September 1, 1995, New York City, U.S.|
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About Benay Venuta
California-born actress, dancer, and singer who appeared on Broadway in Anything Goes, Annie Get Your Gun, Romantic Comedy, and By Jupiter.
She studied in Geneva, Switzerland and subsequently worked as a dancer in London, England.
She is known to television viewers for playing Ellen Stillfield, Jean Smart’s on-screen mother-in-law, on the sitcom Designing Women.
She had two daughters with second husband Armand Deutsch.
She appeared in the 1950 musical film Annie Get Your Gun, which starred Betty Hutton.
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