Brett Somers (born 11 July 1924), brought into the world as Audrey Dawn Johnston, was a Canadian-American entertainer, musician, actress, a game-show personality. She was most famous for showing up as a specialist on the CBS game show ‘Match Game‘ and assuming the standard part of Blanche Madison on the TV show ‘The Odd Couple‘.
She was additionally well known for depicting the personality of Siress Belloby on the series ‘Battlestar Galactica‘. Other than these, Brett Somers did a few other tiny screen projects too. Her other TV works incorporate shows like ‘Love‘, ‘The Defenders‘, ‘Ben Casey‘, ‘The Love Boat‘, ‘The Fugitive‘ and ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show‘, to give some examples.
Beginning her vocation in theatre, she did the plays ‘Possibly Tuesday‘, ‘The Seven Year Itch‘, ‘Cheerful Ending‘ and ‘The Country Girl‘. The Canadian-American entertainer had additionally worked in a small bunch of movies, for example, ‘Transport Riley’s Back around‘ and ‘A Rage to Live‘.
Coming to Brett Somers‘ own life, she wedded two times and brought forth three youngsters. Her subsequent marriage was with the famous Hollywood entertainer Jack Klugman whom she separated in 1977. She died on September 15, 2007, at 83 years old.
Brett Somers Biography
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Audrey Dawn Johnston|
|Stage Name:||Brett Somers Klugman, Audrey Klugman, Dawn Johnston|
|Born:||11 July 1924 (age 83 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Miramichi, Canada|
|Died:||15 September 2007, Westport, Connecticut, United States|
|Husband • Spouse:||Robert Klein (div.), Jack Klugman (m. 1953–1977)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Adam Klugman, Leslie Klein, David Klugman|
|Occupation:||Actress • Musician|
|Net Worth:||US$3 million – US$5 million|
The multihyphenate, Brett Somers was born Audrey Dawn Johnston, on July 11, 1924, in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Not long after her introduction to the world, her family moved to Portland, Maine, where she was raised.
At the point when she arrived at 18, Brett Somers chose to move to New York City to seek after a profession in acting. In the long run, she got comfortable in Greenwich Village, an area in New York City, where she met her first spouse.
As indicated by records, she picked her first name “Brett” from the novel ‘The Sun Also Rises‘, a 1926 fiction work composed by American creator Ernest Hemingway while the entertainer’s picked last name “Somers” is supposed to be her mom’s family name.
She began as a dramatic entertainer in the wake of joining the Actors Studio in 1952. Brett Somers‘ parents name is unavailable on the media spaces.
Brett Somers began her career in theatre and continued to do numerous TV programs like ‘The Philco Television Playhouse‘, ‘Playhouse 90‘, ‘Kraft Television Theater‘ and ‘Robert Montgomery Presents‘. She likewise did the plays ‘The Seven Year Itch‘, ‘Glad Ending‘ and ‘The Country Girl‘. The entertainer was then cast in films like ‘Transport Riley’s Back around‘ and ‘A Rage to Live.’
She likewise assumed the part of Gertie on the brief recovery series ‘The New Perry Mason‘. Brett Somers was likewise well known for showing up as a specialist on the CBS game show ‘Match Game‘ in which she used to wear tremendous eyeglasses and elegant hairpieces.
She also showed up on CBS’s ‘The Early Show‘ alongside Betty White and Charles Nelson Reilly as a ‘Match Game‘ get-together feature. She and Charles Nelson Reilly even showed up on ‘Hollywood Squares‘ in the mid-2000s.
During 2003-04, Brett Somers did the nightclub show named ‘An Evening with Brett Somers‘. In the year 2006, she was an interviewee on ‘The Real Match Game Story: Behind the Blank‘. During that time, she likewise facilitated ‘Match Game DVD‘. That same year, she did ‘PBS Match Game‘ too.
At 18 years old, Brett Somers fled from her home to seek an acting profession. She changed her name to ‘Brett‘ and got comfortable in Greenwich Village.
Later on, she moved to New York and wedded Robert Klein. The couple had a girl, Leslie Klein, who kicked the bucket in 2003 because of disease.
In 1953, Brett Somers wedded Jack Klugman and brought forth children Adam Klugman and David Klugman. The couple separated in 1977.
In the year 2004, the entertainer was determined to have stomach and colon malignant growth. After battling the illness for a couple of years, she, at last, passed on September 15, 2007, at 83 years old.
Brett Somers, who acquired US$3 million and US$5 million net worth, gathered a large portion of her income from her Yeezy shoes.
Her Basic pay source was generally from being a fruitful actress, entertainer, vocalist, game show specialist, author.