Betty Garrett (23 May 1919-12 February 2011) former American actress, comedian, dancer and singer, who was originally done on Broadway, before signing the contract and the film with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Although she appeared in numerous musicals on Broadway and make a return visit to a number of television series.Later, she became known for the role she played in two major sitcoms 1970s: Archie Bunker liberal neighbor Irene Lorenzo whole family and landlady Edna Babish on Laverne and Shirley. Betty Garrett also part of TV shows like Grey's Anatomy, Boston Public, and Becker, as well as in several Broadway plays and revivals.
Garrett was born in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Shortly after her birth, her parents moved to Seattle, Washington, where his mother, Octavia, Sherman Clay manages Sheet title when his father, Curtis worked as a salesman. Alcoholism and inability to manage the economy that unfortunately led to divorce, and Garrett and her mother lived in several apartment hotels in order to minimize their expenses.
Betty Garrett, died in Los Angeles February 12, 2011 at the age of 91 years. She will remain in our thoughts and remember as an actress, comedian, dancer and singer.