Appeared (as "Betty Dillon") in "Top Banana" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Adaptation by H.S. Kraft
. Lyrics / music by Johnny Mercer
. Directed by Jack Donohue
. Winter Garden Theatre: 1 Nov 1951-4 Oct 1952 (350 performances). Cast: Phil Silvers
(as "Jerry Biffle"), Jack Albertson
(as "Vic Davis"), Florence Baum, Marion Burke, ...
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Did You Know?
"It was a big mistake. We could have gone on another two years - in color!" [When asked about The Dick Van Dyke Show
(1961) ending its run after only five years].
Wanted to leave The Dick Van Dyke Show
(1961) after her husband died in 1964, but was talked out of it by director John Rich
, and continued until the end of the show's run in 1966.