Biography

Beatrice "Bea" Benaderet was an American actress born in New York City and raised in San Francisco, California. She appeared in a wide variety of television work, which included a starring role in the 1960s television series Petticoat Junction and Green Acres as Shady Rest Hotel owner Kate Bradley, supporting roles as Blanche Morton in The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show and as the voice of Betty Rubble during the first four seasons of The Flintstones, and in The Beverly Hillbillies as Pearl Bodine. She did a great deal of voice work in Warner Bros. animated cartoons of the 1940s/50s.

Beatrice "Bea" Benaderet was an American actress born in New York City and raised in San Francisco, California. She appeared in a wide variety of television work, which included a starring role in the 1960s television series Petticoat Junction and Green Acres as Shady Rest Hotel owner Kate Bradley, supporting roles as Blanche Morton in The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show and as the voice of Betty Rubble during the first four seasons of The Flintstones, and in The Beverly Hillbillies as Pearl Bodine. She did a great deal of voice work in Warner Bros. animated cartoons of the 1940s/50s.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 82

Birthday 1906-04-04

Day of Death 1968-10-13

Place of Birth New York, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Bee Benadaret
  • Bea Benadaret

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Henry's Cat (51 episodes)
2010 Looney Tunes Super Stars Bugs Bunny: Hare Extraordinaire as Granny (voice)(archive footage)
1982 Bugs Bunny's 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales as Witch Hazel (voice)
1981 The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie as Granny (voice)
1965 Green Acres (6 episodes)
1963 Petticoat Junction (222 episodes)
1963 Vacation Playhouse (1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (21 episodes) as Cousin Pearl Bodine
1961 The New Breed (1 episode)
1960 Peter Loves Mary (32 episodes) as Wilma
1960 The Flintstones (166 episodes) as Betty Rubble (59 episodes)
1960 Pete and Gladys (1 episode)
1959 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (1 episode)
1959 Plunderers of Painted Flats as Ella Heather
1958 The George Burns Show (18 episodes) as Blanche Morton
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1 episode)
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1955 The Hole Idea as Gertrude
1954 Goo Goo Goliath as Ethel
1954 Bewitched Bunny as Witch Hazel / Gretel / Pretty Rabbit (voice)
1954 Sandy Claws as Granny
1954 The Cats Bah as Penelope's Mistress
1954 Wild Wife as Marsha, Daughter, Old Women with pennies, Beautician
1953 Punch Trunk as Marsha, Delores
1953 A Street Cat Named Sylvester as Granny (voice) (uncredited)
1953 Hare Trimmed as Granny
1953 Kiss Me Cat as Vi
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1953 Snow Business as Granny (voice)
1952 Terrier-Stricken as Frisky's Mistress (voice)
1952 Ain't She Tweet as Granny
1952 Little Red Rodent Hood as Granny Mouse (voice)
1952 Kiddin' the Kitten as Dodsworth's Mistress
1952 Gift Wrapped as Granny (voice)
1952 Feed the Kitty as Marc Antony's Mistress
1952 The First Time as Mrs. Potter
1951 A Bear for Punishment as Ma Bear
1951 I Love Lucy (1 episode)
1951 Tweety's S.O.S. as Granny
1951 Lovelorn Leghorn as Miss Prissy / Hazel / Hens
1951 Chow Hound as Pet Owner
1951 Room and Bird as Granny / Sylvester's Owner
1951 Putty Tat Trouble as Ladies letting cats out
1951 Hare We Go as (Various)
1950 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (291 episodes) as Blanche Morton
1950 Canary Row as Granny
1950 All a Bir-r-r-rd as Granny
1950 An Egg Scramble as Prissy, Hens, Housewife
1950 The Scarlet Pumpernickel as The Fair Melissa (voice)
1949 Bear Feat as Ma Bear
1949 For Scent-imental Reasons as Cat
1949 The Road Runner Show (64 episodes) as various voices
1949 Doggone Tired as Operator (voice)
1948 Kit for Cat as Beatrice (voice)
1948 The Bee-Deviled Bruin as Ma Bear (voice) (uncredited)
1947 A Hare Grows in Manhattan as Lola Beverly
1947 Tweety Pie as Woman
1947 Scent-imental Over You as Narrator / Chihuahua (voice) (uncredited)
1946 Notorious as File Clerk (uncredited)
1946 Hollywood Canine Canteen as Female dog voices
1946 Baseball Bugs as The Screamer, Statue of Liberty
1946 Book Revue as Bobby-Soxer / Lady on 'Freckles' Cover / Various Screams (voice)
1945 A Gruesome Twosome as Girl Cat
1945 It's Murder She Says... as Anopheles Annie's Pal (voice)
1945 The Shooting of Dan McGoo as Lou
1944 Censored as Sally Lou (voice) (uncredited)
1944 Brother Brat as Baby Butch's Mom
1944 Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips as Additional Characterizations
1944 The Weakly Reporter as Lady Buying Steak, Saleslady, Narrator, Cabbie, Lady with Bottle
1944 Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears as Mama Bear
1944 Hare Force as Granny
1944 Little Red Riding Rabbit as Little Red Riding Hood
1943 Puss n' Booty as Woman (voice)
1943 A Corny Concerto as Screams (voice)
1943 Hiss and Make Up as Granny (voice) (uncredited)
1943 Pigs in a Polka as Second Little Pig (voice)
1942 The Hep Cat as Bird
1941 Goofy Groceries as Cows / Can Can Dancers / Gorilla's Mother
1940 The Bear's Tale as Momma Bear
1940 Confederate Honey as Crimson O'Hairoil (voice) (uncredited)
1940 Cross Country Detours as Deer / Little Girl / Phone Operator (voice) (uncredited)

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