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Nora Denney (1927–2005)

Nora Denney was born on September 3, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Dolores Teachenor. She was an actress, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Splash (1984) and Truman (1995). She was married to Alan Denney. She died on November 20, 2005 in Crestline, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1995 Truman (TV Movie)
Mama Truman
 1993 A Matter of Justice (TV Movie)
 1992 The Burden of Proof (TV Movie)
 1982 Tucker's Witch (TV Series)
- Abra-Cadaver (1982)
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Nurse Keyes
- Harts on Campus (1982) ... Nurse Keyes
 1980 Ethel Is an Elephant (TV Short)
Woman in Court
 1980 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Mrs. Shelley
- The Courage to Be (1980) ... Mrs. Shelley
 1980 Skag (TV Series)
- Pilot (1980)
 1979 Soap (TV Series)
Miss Page
- Episode #3.11 (1979) ... Miss Page (as Nora Denny)
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
- Trouble River (1977) ... Grandma
 1976-1977 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Receptionist / Mrs. Toby
- My Mom's Having a Baby (1977) ... Receptionist (as Dodo Denney)
- The Amazing Cosmic Awareness of Duffy Moon (1976) ... Mrs. Toby (as Dodo Denny)
 1975 Phyllis (TV Series)
- So Lonely I Could Cry (1975) ... President (as Dodo Denney)
 1975 The Ghost Busters (TV Series)
- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? (1975) ... Sophia (as Dodo Denney)
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Ray aka Tattoo Woman
- Texas Longhorn (1975) ... Ray aka Tattoo Woman (as Dodo Denney)
 1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Mrs. Cook
- Oh, Baby, Baby, Baby... (1974) ... Mrs. Cook
 1972 Once Upon a Mattress (TV Movie)
Lady Agatha (as Do Do Denny)
 1972 Room 222 (TV Series)
 1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (TV Movie)
Trudy (as Dodo Denney)
 1971 McCloud (TV Series)
- Top of the World, Ma! (1971) ... Cynthia (as Dodo Denney)
 1970 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Mrs. Graham
- Betty Jo's Business (1970) ... Mrs. Graham (as Dodo Denny)
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Mrs. Dickey
- Is This Trip Necessary? (1969) ... Mrs. Dickey (as Dodo Denney)
 1969 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
- Goober and the Telephone Girl (1969) ... Gwen (as Dodo Denny)
 1967-1969 Green Acres (TV Series)
Operator / Girl
- Retreat from Washington (1969) ... Operator (as Dodo Denney)
- The Thing (1967) ... Girl (as Dodo Denney)
 1966-1968 Bewitched (TV Series)
Mrs. Gurney / Lady in Park
- Samantha Fights City Hall (1968) ... Mrs. Gurney (as Dodo Denney)
- A Gazebo Never Forgets (1966) ... Lady in Park (uncredited)
 1967 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1967)
 1967 He & She (TV Series)
Mrs. Angostaura
- How to Fail in Business (1967) ... Mrs. Angostaura (as Dodo Denney)
 1967 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
- Dear Father Come Home with Me Now (1967) ... Woman (as Dodo Denney)
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Ticket Seller
- Little Boy Lost (1966) ... Ticket Seller (as Do Do Denny)
 1966 That Girl (TV Series)
Mrs. Morrisey
- Little Auction Annie (1966) ... Mrs. Morrisey (as Dodo Denny)
 1966 Good Old Days (TV Movie)
Ugh (as Dodo Denny)
 1966 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
- My Nut Cup Runneth Over (1966) ... Woman (as Dodo Denney)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
- Mr. Biddle's Crime Wave (1964) ... Woman (as Dodo Denney)
 1964 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
- Beauty and the Least (1964) ... Agnes
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Alternate Names:

Dodo Denney | Dodo Denny | Nora Denny | Do Do Denny

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Was the second choice to play Mike TeeVee's mom on "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." The producer's first choice was Jean Stapleton, who declined the part to do a TV pilot instead. The pilot was for "All in the Family." See more »


Dodo married Alan 3 times, divorced twice



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