Brett Somers Biography
(Game-Show Personality Best Known as a Panelist on the Game Show 'Match Game’)
Birthday: July 11, 1924 (Cancer)
Born In: Miramichi, Canada
Brett Somers, born as Audrey Dawn Johnston, was a Canadian-American actress, singer as well as game-show personality. She was best known for appearing as a panellist on the CBS game show titled ‘Match Game’ and for playing the recurring role of Blanche Madison on the TV show ‘The Odd Couple’. She was also famous for portraying the character of Siress Belloby on the series ‘Battlestar Galactica’. Besides these, Somers did several other small screen projects as well. Her other TV works include shows like ‘Love’, ‘The Defenders’, ‘Ben Casey’, ‘The Love Boat’, ‘The Fugitive’ and ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’, to name a few. Starting her career in theatre, she did the plays ‘Maybe Tuesday’, ‘The Seven Year Itch’, ‘Happy Ending’ and ‘The Country Girl’. The Canadian-American actress had also worked in a handful of films such as ‘Bus Riley's Back in Town’ and ‘A Rage to Live’. Coming to Somers’ personal life, she married twice and gave birth to three children. Her second marriage was with the famous Hollywood actor Jack Klugman whom she divorced in 1977. She passed away on September 15, 2007 at the age of 83.