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Henny Backus (1911–2004)

Henny Backus was born on March 21, 1911 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Henrietta Kaye. She was an actress, known for The Great Man (1956), Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956) and Magic Carpet (1972). She was married to Jim Backus. She died on December 9, 2004 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mrs. Landers
 1972 Magic Carpet (TV Movie)
Edna Benson
 1972 Emergency! (TV Series)
Ginger Merkl
- Weird Wednesday (1972) ... Ginger Merkl
 1969 Hello Down There
Mrs. Webster
 1967 Accidental Family (TV Series)
Aunt Helen
 1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series)
Henrietta Updyke
- In the Rough (1961) ... Henrietta Updyke
 1959 Holiday for Lovers
Connie McDougal
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Free Weekend (1958)
 1958 The High Cost of Loving
Mrs. Mason (uncredited)
 1956 Meet Mother Magoo (Short)
Mother Magoo (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Great Man
Mrs. Rieber
 1956 Meet Me in Las Vegas
Bossy Wife
 1955 Blackboard Jungle
Miss Brady (uncredited)
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
- Blueberry Hill (1954) ... Jane
 1953 Affair with a Stranger
Lucy Lawson (uncredited)
 1953 Julius Caesar
Citizen of Rome (uncredited)
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Nurse (uncredited)
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Second wife and widow of Jim Backus.

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