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Brett Somers

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Birthday
11, 1924
Birthplace
Canada
DEATH DATE
Sep 15, 2007 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1924
Birthplace
Canada
DEATH DATE
Sep 15, 2007 (83)

About

'70s television personality who became known as a panelist on the Match Game from 1973 to 1982. She also appeared in the 1965 film A Rage to Live.

Before Fame

She began her acting career on stage in 1955. At age 17 she ran away from home, eventually landing in Greenwich Village in New York City. 

Trivia

She became known for her acting roles on The Odd Couple and The new Perry Mason. She changed her name, from Audrey to Brett, in honor of a character in Ernest Hemingway's novel The Sun Also Rises.

Family Life

She got married to her second husband Jack Klugman in 1953; the couple had two sons, David and Adam.

Associated With

She often acted alongside Jack Klugman in The Odd Couple.