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Also Known As: Died: July 3, 1992
Born: March 22, 1893 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: actor, vaudevillian, chorine

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Former vaudevillian and Ziegfeld Girl who moved with her husband Billy Bletcher to Los Angeles, where she performed as a Bathing Beauty and he as a stock comic in Mack Sennett's repertory company. Bletcher never gained the prominence of her husband but worked with him in a series of silent comic two-reelers and features before he was teamed with Billy Gilbert by producer Hal Roach. Later Bletcher acted on the TV series "Wagon Train" (1957-65) for five years and played small film roles in "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (1967), "Pete's Dragon" (1977) and "Heaven Can Wait" (1978).

Former vaudevillian and Ziegfeld Girl who moved with her husband Billy Bletcher to Los Angeles, where she performed as a Bathing Beauty and he as a stock comic in Mack Sennett's repertory company. Bletcher never gained the prominence of her husband but worked with him in a series of silent comic two-reelers and features before he was teamed with Billy Gilbert by producer Hal Roach. Later Bletcher acted on the TV series "Wagon Train" (1957-65) for five years and played small film roles in "Thoroughly Modern Millie" (1967), "Pete's Dragon" (1977) and "Heaven Can Wait" (1978).

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 Pete's Dragon (1977)
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Appeared on the TV series "Wagon Train" for five years
1967:
Returned to feature films with "Thoroughly Modern Millie"
1978:
Final film appearance, "Heaven Can Wait"

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husband:
Billy Bletcher. Actor, comedian. Died before her; met and married while performing as vaudevillians; later worked together in silent two-reelers and feature films.

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daughter:
U'ren Barbara. Survived her.

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