New Faces of 1956. Musical comedy/revue. "Stars in the Rough," "Steady Edna," "Darts" sketches by Paul Lynde
. "The Broken Kimona" sketch by Richard Maury
. "A Canful of Trash" sketch by Louis Botto. "Madame Interpreter" sketch by Neil Simon
and Danny Simon
. "Twenty Years in the Blackboard Jungle" sketch by Terry Ryan
and Barry E
1 Article |
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.