The First Gentleman. Comedy. Written by Norman Ginsbury
. Clarinet: Emory Davis. Harpsichord: Abba Bogin
. Violin: Isidor Lateiner. Cello: Madeline Foley. Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
. Belasco Theatre: 25 Apr 1957- 18 May 1957 (28 performances). Cast: Wesley Addy
(as "Mr. Henry Brougham"), Joyce Ballou, Dario Barri, Helen Burns, ...
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5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
Is perhaps best-known to a later generation in the atypical role of tart-tongued, German-accented executive housekeeper Gretchen Kraus on the popular 1980s TV series Benson
(1979) (ABC: 1979-1986). The thick accent required of the character led many fans at the time to mistakenly believe Swenson was actually German, when in real life she speaks perfect English.