Betty Walker

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The British actress of this name is listed under her stage name, Helen Roberts.
Betty Walker
Born Edith Seeman
(1928-08-07)August 7, 1928
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Died July 26, 1982(1982-07-26) (aged 53)

Betty Walker (August 7, 1928–July 26, 1982) was a Jewish-American comic who performed primarily during the 1950s and 1960s. She was born Edith Seeman in Elizabeth, New Jersey to Latvian immigrants.

Life and career[edit]

Over the course of her career, Betty appeared numerous times on television, almost always doing her telephone act, wherein she delivered a monologue to her unseen friend "Ceil" at the other end of the line. She is not to be confused with non-Jewish actress/comedienne Nancy Walker, who appeared on the television shows Rhoda and The Mary Tyler Moore Show as Rhoda's mother, Mrs. Morgenstern. She made guest appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Merv Griffin Show, The Mike Douglas Show and The Steve Allen Show, on the radio, and in film, most notably in Exodus in 1960.

Walker also released several comedy albums including:


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