Betty Garrett

Betty Garrett

Performer

Betty Garrett, a comedic musical comedy actress whose brief film career, though curtailed by the McCarthy-era blacklist, nonetheless left a lasting impression on movie-musical fans, died in Los Angeles at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Feb. 12 2011. She was 91.

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  • Born: May 23, 1919 in St. Joseph, Missouri
  • Death: Feb 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA

Roles (24)

Follies Playbill - Opening Night Follies (2001)
Opened Apr 5, 2001
  • as Hattie Walker (Original)
Follies - Opening Night
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Meet Me in St. Louis Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1989 Meet Me in St. Louis (1989)
Opened Nov 2, 1989
  • as Katie (Original)
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The Supporting Cast Playbill - Aug 1981 The Supporting Cast (1981)
Opened Aug 6, 1981
  • as Mae (Original)
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A Girl Could Get Lucky Playbill - Sept 1964 A Girl Could Get Lucky (1964)
Opened Sep 20, 1964
  • as Penny Moore (Original)
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Spoon River Anthology Playbill - Nov 1963 Spoon River Anthology (1963)
Opened Sep 29, 1963
  • as Reader (Original)
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Production Placeholder Beg, Borrow Or Steal (1960)
Opened Feb 10, 1960
  • as Clara (Original)
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Bells Are Ringing Playbill - Dec 1956 Bells Are Ringing (1956)
Opened Nov 29, 1956
  • as Ella Peterson (Replacement)
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Call Me Mister Playbill - Oct 1946 Call Me Mister (1946)
Opened Apr 18, 1946
  • as The Wave (Original)
  • as The Grandmother (Original)
  • as Mrs. Josephine Wilson (Original)
  • as The Hostess (Original)
  • as Mrs. Winthrop (Original)
  • as Customer (Original)
  • as A Waitress (Original)
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Laffing Room Only Playbill - Jan 1945 Laffing Room Only (1944)
Opened Dec 23, 1944
  • as "The Steps of the Capitol" Singer (Original)
  • as "Sunny California" Singer (Original)
  • as "Stop That Dancing" Singer (Original)
  • as "This Is As Far As I Go" Singer (Original)
  • as "Go Down To Boston Harbor" Singer (Original)
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Jackpot Playbill - Feb 1944 Jackpot (1944)
Opened Jan 13, 1944
  • as Sgt. Maguire (Original)
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