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Betty Lynn


Born - 29 August 1926, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Died - 16 October 2021

American character actress with short dark hair who played peppy girls next door, most notably as a long-suffering girlfriend in countless episodes of TV's The Andy Griffith Show. Originally a singer in Broadway musicals, she soon won a film contract with 20th Century-Fox who kept her busy over four years, after which her film appearances became more scattered: Sitting Pretty (1948), Apartment for Peggy (1948) - both as Betty Ann Lynn - Father Was a Fullback (1949), Mother Is a Freshman (1949), Cheaper by the Dozen (1950), Take Care of My Little Girl (1951), Payment on Demand (1951), The One Piece Bathing Suit/Million Dollar Mermaid (1952), Ricochet Romance (1954), Many Rivers to Cross (1955), Viva Las Vegas (1955), Gun for a Coward (1956), Behind the High Wall (1956), Bad Girl (1958), The Hangman (1959), Texas John Slaughter (1959), Geronimo's Revenge (1960), The Singles (1967), and The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (1970), her last, though she continued acting on TV until retiring at 65.