Benoit, Patricia

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Name
Benoit, Patricia Gender: F
Patricia Eloise Benoit
born on 21 February 1927 at 16:20 (= 4:20 PM )
Place Fort Worth, Texas, 32n44, 97w19
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 02°18' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 29°36 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 08°18'



Patricia Benoit (poses for the TV wedding (for breakthrough 1954 TV series "Mister Peepers")

Biography

American television and film actress who also worked as a filmmaker in Hollywood. Benoit gained recognition for playing the role of Wally Cox's sweetheart in the TV sitcom, Mister Peepers (1952-1955). The wedding moment between her and Wally Cox was a record smashing moment in television history in 1954 and was largely appreciated by the TV audience. The American TV magazine TV Guide used the picture of the couple's television wedding in 1954 in its cover page.

In the 1990s she was a New York filmmaker who worked with Edwidge Danticat and Jonathan Demme, on projects on Haitian art and documentaries about Haïti.

She died in her sleep on 6 August 2018 at the age of 91 in Port Chester, New York.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Cox, Wally (born 6 December 1924). Notes: Co-stars in "Mister Peepers," 1952-1955

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 91)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV and film)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star ("Mister Peepers," 1952-1955)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Director (Filmmaker)