Lee Meriwether

1935 - Today

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Lee Ann Meriwether (born May 27, 1935) is an American actress, former model, and the winner of the Miss America 1955 pageant. She has appeared in many films and television shows and is perhaps best known for her role as Betty Jones, Buddy Ebsen's secretary and daughter-in-law in the 1970s crime drama Barnaby Jones. The role earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations in 1975 and 1976, and an Emmy Award nomination in 1977. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lee Meriwether has received more than 2,475,309 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Lee Meriwether is the 3,587th most popular actor (down from 3,384th in 2019), the 5,658th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,387th in 2019) and the 1,760th most popular American Actor.

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  • 23

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  • 1.80

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  • 4.04

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Among actors, Lee Meriwether ranks 3,587 out of 10,030Before her are Pruitt Taylor Vince, Megumi Ogata, Richard Madden, Gabriela Spanic, Talisa Soto, and Miyoshi Umeki. After her are Inna Churikova, Ricky Bruch, John Slattery, Nehemiah Persoff, Edward Platt, and Géza von Bolváry.

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Among people born in 1935, Lee Meriwether ranks 279Before her are Don Bragg, David Ruelle, Mel Ramos, Gary Player, Hanna Krall, and Michael Winner. After her are Mari Törőcsik, Yvon Douis, Jed Allan, John Patrick Foley, Giacomo Losi, and Józef Szmidt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lee Meriwether ranks 5,658 out of 15,968Before her are Jason Kidd (1973), Quanah Parker (1845), Gregg Toland (1904), Pruitt Taylor Vince (1960), William Lane Craig (1949), and Talisa Soto (1967). After her are Lester Bowie (1941), Janice Dickinson (1955), Alex Katz (1927), Shirley Verrett (1931), Charles Daniels (1885), and John Slattery (1962).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Lee Meriwether ranks 1,760Before her are Ron Silver (1946), Peter Krause (1965), Betty Hutton (1921), David Keith (1954), Pruitt Taylor Vince (1960), and Talisa Soto (1967). After her are John Slattery (1962), Edward Platt (1916), Kate Mara (1983), Mark Boone Junior (1955), Paul Dooley (1928), and Grace Moore (1898).

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