Actress and former model Lee Ann Meriwether (born 27 May 1935) is best known for winning Miss America in 1955.
Betty Jones, a character for which she received an Emmy nomination and two Golden Globe nods, is her most famous role as an actress.
Lee Meriwether was one of the most popular television actresses of the 1970s, known for her seductive deep voice and pale blue eyes.
Lee Meriwether Biography
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|Full Name:||Lee Ann Meriwether|
|Stage Name:||Lee Meriwether|
|Born:||27 May 1935 (age 86 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Parents:||Claudius Gregg Meriwether, Ethel Eve Mulligan|
|Husband • Spouse:||Marshall Borden (m. 1986), Frank Aletter (m. 1958–1974)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||N/A|
|Children:||Lesley Aletter, Kyle Aletter|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
Lee Meriwether is now 86 years old. She was born on 27th May 1935.
Claudius Gregg Meriwether and Ethel Eve Mulligan were her parents. Lee Meriwether had a brother, and the two of them grew up together. Arizona was the family’s prior home.
Frank Aletter was Lee Meriwether‘s husband from 1958 till 1974. Actresses Lesley Aletter and Kyle Aletter are their two surviving children.
She is currently married to Marshall Borden. She has a grandchild named Ryan Isabelle Oldham.
Lee Meriwether stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 64 kilograms. Additionally, she has a 34-22-35 inches body size.
Grey is the color of Lee’s hair, and blue is the color of her eyes.
Lee Meriwether was a student at George Washington High School, where Johnny Mathis was a fellow student. City College in San Francisco, where she was a student with Bill Bixby, is where she met her future husband.
Career And Filmography
Lee Meriwether began her career on NBC’s ‘The Today Show‘ in the mid-1950s’. As Linda Davis in the sci-fi picture ‘4D Man‘ in 1959, she made her feature film debut. In 1961, she appeared on Frank Aletter‘s sitcom ‘Bringing Up Buddy‘ as a guest star.
From 1963 to 1965, she appeared in eight episodes of NBC’s medical drama ‘Dr. Kildare’s‘ as various roles. Aside from this, she appeared in the television shows “Route 66” and “12 O’Clock High.” ‘Batman‘ featured Lee Meriwether as Catwoman. The Fugitive, Mission Impossible, and Perry Mason were among the shows she appeared in at the decade’s close.
Her television credits include ‘Cruise Into Terror‘ and ‘True Grit: A Second Adventure,’ as well as regular appearances on ‘Match Game.’ In the next decade, she appeared in a reboot of the 1960s sitcom ‘The Munsters‘ named ‘The Munsters Today.’ Additionally, Lee Meriwether appeared in the television shows ‘Fantasy Island‘ and “The Love Boat.”
Lee Meriwether‘s television credits include ‘Cruise Into Terror‘ and ‘True Grit: A Second Adventure‘ and a recurring role on the iconic game program ‘Match Game‘ throughout the 1970s. It wasn’t long until she appeared in “The Munsters” reboot of the 1960s, “The Munsters Today,” in the next decade.
Lee Meriwether made cameo appearances on ‘The Love Boat‘ and ‘Fantasy Island‘ in the drama series.
‘The Ultimate Gift‘ was released in 2006, and Lee Meriwether was cast alongside Bill Cobbs, Abigail Breslin, James Garner, and others in the video game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. A sequel to The Ultimate Life, released in 2013, featured Lee Meriwether reprising her role in the film.
In 2010 direct-to-video ‘No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School,’ the actress met Bill Cobbs.
Films, televisions, and theatrical productions continue to include the iconic actress.
Chloe Sevigny‘s short fantasy-drama film ‘Kitty‘ was recently shown at the Cannes Film Festival, and she starred in it.
Lee Meriwether‘s net worth is believed to be US$200 million. She has made a huge sum from her acting career while still alive and kicking. She is still very active in the movie industry.
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