Susie Garrett (December 29, 1929 – May 24, 2002) was an American actress and jazz vocalist, she is best known for playing Nurse "Mrs. Betty Johnson" on the TV series from 1984 to 1988. Punky Brewster
Personal life [ edit ]
Garrett had an
associate's degree in psychology from Shaw College at Detroit. She was the older sister of Marla Gibbs. Together, they co-founded the Crossroads Art Academy acting school in Los Angeles.
Detroit, Michigan in 1929, she sang jazz at clubs in the city. She starred in such plays as Dark of the Moon and Shakin' the Mess Out of Misery, and had a small part in the 1989 film . Wicked Stepmother
, she has guest starred on Punky Brewster , The Twilight Zone , and her sister's TV series My Three Sons and The Jeffersons . 227
Garrett died of
cancer at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, on May 24, 2002, aged 72. She is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery.
External links [ edit ]