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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 5 August 1933Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Death 24 October 1963Palm Springs, California, USA  (fire)
Birth NameBeverly Josephine Williams

Mini Bio (2)

Light actress.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Beverly Wills was born in Los Angeles, California on June 7, 1934. The daughter of actress Joan Davis, Beverly, too, would enter acting, but would not be as successful as her mother. She only appeared in six films, one TV series, and two guest appearances elsewhere. Her first film was in 1945, when Beverly made her debut in George White's Scandals (1945) when she was 11 years old. Mickey (1948) followed three years later. In 1952, at the age of 18, Beverly appeared with her mother and Jim Backus in the TV comedy, I Married Joan (1952). In this, she played the sister to her real-life mother. After the series had its run, Beverly appeared in only four more films, the last being Son of Flubber (1963) in a menial role. Later that year, Beverly died in a house fire with her grandmother and two sons. She was just 30 years old. Her mother, Joan, had passed on two years before.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Denny Jackson

Spouse (3)

Martin Colbert (13 November 1960 - 24 October 1963) (her death)
Alan Norton Grossman (11 July 1954 - 1958) (divorced) (2 children)
Lee Bamber (22 June 1952 - 1953) (divorced)

Trivia (4)

Daughter of Joan Davis, Si Wills.
Two children: Guy Steven Grossman, born December 17, 1955, and Laurance S. Grossman, born September 8, 1959. They both died in the fire on October 24, 1963 that killed their mother and great-grandmother, Nina Davis.
Was a regular companion of James Dean during the summer, while he was a student at UCLA. [1951]
The spirited, wisecracking comedic actress died after she apparently fell asleep while smoking in her Palm Springs bedroom. It was the same house in which her famous mother, Joan Davis, died two years earlier of a heart attack.

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