Betty Garrett news, related photos and videos, and reviews of Betty Garrett performances. According to Wikipedia: Betty Garrett is an American actress and dancer who belonged to the golden era of the movie musical. However, she is probably best known for a pair of roles in two prominent 1970s sitcoms. In late 1973, she joined the cast of All in the Family, playing Archie Bunker's socially liberal next-door neighbor, "Irene Lorenzo", a role she would remain in until her character was phased out in late 1975. The following year she joined the cast of Happy Days spin-off, Laverne and Shirley as "Edna Babish", Laverne and Shirley's landlady, who eventually married Laverne's father. She remained with that series until 1982.
- Born: ( 1919-05-23) May 23, 1919 St. Joseph, Missouri, U.S.
- Died: February 12, 2011 (2011-02-12) (aged 91) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
- Education: Annie Wright School
- Alma mater: Neighborhood Playhouse
- Occupation: Actress, comedian, dancer, singer
- Years active: 1938–2011
- Television: All in the Family, Laverne & Shirley
- Spouse(s): Larry Parks (m. 1944; died 1975)
- Children: 2, including Andrew Parks
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- Betty Garrett Honored on the Walk of Fame
- (FILE) US Actress Betty Garrett Dies At 91
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