Lee Meriwether

Lee Meriwether

Highest Rated: 80% The 4D Man (1959)

Lowest Rated: 18% The Ultimate Life (2013)

Birthday: May 27, 1935

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Progressing from Miss San Francisco to Miss California, LA-born brunette beauty Lee Meriwether recited a monologue written by Irish playright John Millington Synge and won the 1955 Miss America contest. Lee's first television job was as Dave Garroway's "girl Friday" on NBC's The Today Show. She played small parts on such prime time TV series as Leave It to Beaver and Sergeant Bilko before securing her first recurring role on the 1960 daytime drama Clear Horizons. Subsequent series-TV assignments included Dr. Ann McGregor on Irwin Allen's 1966 sci-fier The Time Tunnel, the star's homespun housewife on 1971's The New Andy Griffith Show, and a regular panelist on the syndicated 1974 edition of Masquerade Party. Lee played The Catwoman in the 1966 theatrical feature Batman (she also appeared on the TV series of the same name, but not in the same part). While in the 1968 cinematic wallow Legend of Lylah Clare she essayed one of her favorite screen parts: a vituperative lesbian who beats the snot out of Kim Novak. Her best-known role was as Betty Jones, daughter-in-law and general factotum of folksy detective Buddy Ebsen, on the long running (1975-82) TV series Barnaby Jones. More recently, Meriwether exhibited a heretofore underexploited gift for broad comedy in the role of the ghoulish Lily Munster on the syndicated 1988 "retro" sitcom The New Munsters. For many years, Lee Meriwether was married to actor Frank Aletter.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Flight Fantastic Actor 2016
No Score Yet Breaking Legs GG Courterfield 2016
No Score Yet The Ultimate Legacy Miss Hastings 2015
No Score Yet A Horse For Summer Actor 2015
No Score Yet Sunny in the Dark Actor 2015
No Score Yet Waiting in the Wings: The Musical Actor 2014
No Score Yet Silent But Deadly Vivian 2014
No Score Yet The Green Girl Actor 2014
No Score Yet Sunset Stories Actor 2013
18% The Ultimate Life Actor $1.4M 2013
No Score Yet Birthday Cake Opal Hunt 2013
No Score Yet No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School Actor 2010
50% Touching Home Grandma Eleanor 2010
32% The Ultimate Gift Miss Hastings $3.5M 2006
No Score Yet Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt Herself 2003
No Score Yet New Faces Cosmetrics: The Natural Face-Lift Actor 1988
No Score Yet Cruise into Terror Actor 1978
No Score Yet The Brothers O'Toole Paloma Littleberry 1973
No Score Yet Angel in My Pocket Mary Elizabeth Whitehead 1969
29% The Undefeated Margaret Langdon 1969
No Score Yet The Legend of Lylah Clare Young Girl 1968
No Score Yet Namu, the Killer Whale Kate Rand 1966
78% Batman: The Movie The Catwoman/Comrade Kitanya `Kitka' Irenya Tantanya Karensk Kobieta-kot/Kitka 1966
80% The 4D Man Linda Davis 1959


72% Desperate Housewives
Doris 2012
84% Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
Marjorie Meyers 2012
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
Helen Tilton 2012
81% The League
Gumma Eve 2012
No Score Yet Touched by an Angel
Karla 2000
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
Leslie Hunter Grace Overholtz Vanessa Thorpe 1995
No Score Yet Mission: Impossible
Anna Rojak Tracey 1970
80% Star Trek
Losira 1969
93% Batman
Catwoman/Kitka Lisa Carson 1967
No Score Yet The Fugitive
Willis 1966
No Score Yet Perry Mason
Natalie Graham Evelyn 1965
No Score Yet Leave It to Beaver
Woman #2 1961


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