Nora Denney

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Nora "Dodo" Denney
Born Dolores Teachenor
(1927-09-03)September 3, 1927
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Died November 20, 2005(2005-11-20) (aged 78)
Crestline, California, U.S.
Cause of death
Resting place
Other names Dodo Denney
Occupation Film, stage, TV actress
Spouse(s) Alan Denney (?-?) (his death) (2 children)
Children Dix Denney
John Denney

Nora Denney (September 3, 1927 – November 20, 2005), also known as Dodo Denney, was an American stage, television, and film actress.


One of her most notable roles was as Mrs. Teevee in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder and Jack Albertson. She was initially the producers' second choice behind Jean Stapleton who did the pilot for All in the Family instead. She was also memorable as the Bloomingdales shop lady who assisted Daryl Hannah's mermaid character in buying new clothes in Splash.

Personal life[edit]

Denney's sons, Dix and John, are the founders of the Los Angeles based punk band The Weirdos.


Denney died of cancer on November 20, 2005 at her home in Crestline, California.


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