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Born: April 22, 1926 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1952:
Made New York stage debut, "Three Wishes for Jamie"
1954:
Landed early TV work on "U.S. Steel Hour" (ABC)
1955:
Made first of several memorable guest appearances on "The Phil Silvers Show" (CBS)
1956:
Played Mammy Yokum in "Li'l Abner" on Broadway
1961:
Cast as semi-regular on the NBC sitcom "Car 54, Where Are You?"
1969:
Landed supporting role in comedy "Hello Down There"
1971:
Worked for Woody Allen in "Bananas"
1975:
Cast as regular on short-lived ABC sitcom "Hot L Baltimore"
1975:
Made TV-movie debut as Maureen Stapleton's sister in "Queen of the Stardust Ballroom" (CBS)
1976:
Was regular on "The Rich Little Show" (NBC)
1978:
Co-starred as Mrs. Edna Garrett on "Diff'rent Strokes" (NBC)
1979:
Co-starred in "The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal" (NBC)
1979:
Character of Edna Garrett spun-off onto the NBC sitcom "The Facts of Life"
1992:
Provided voice for Aunt Pristine Figg in "Tom & Jerry: The Movie"
1994:
Made series of guest appearances on "Sisters" (NBC)
1997:
Returned to big screen in cameo as a fortune teller in Gregg Araki's "Nowhere"
2000:
Landed featured role of the grandmother in the Paper Mill Playhouse revival of "Pippin"
2001:
Acted in L.A. stage production of "True West"
2001:
Reprised Edna Garrett role in "The Facts of Life Reunion" (ABC)
2008:
Acted in the Adam Sandler comedy "You Don't Mess with the Zohan"
2008:
Guest starred on four episodes of NBC's "ER"

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