Betty Hutton

Betty Hutton, the high-energy comedic actress who had a brief but memorable career as the star of Hollywood musicals and comedies in the 1940s, died in Palm Springs, CA, it was reported by AP. She was 86 and had lived in virtual isolation for much of the last 40 years. Her last Broadway appearance was as a replacement Miss Hannigan in the original run of Annie. She also replaced Carol Burnett in the 1964 musical, Fade Out — Fade In.

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  • Born: Feb 26, 1921 in Battle Creek, MI, USA
  • Death: Mar 11, 2007 in Palm Springs, CA