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Brett Somers (1924–2007)


In 1973, Brett became a popular panelist on the television game show, "The Match Game." The Match Game (in its original version) ran on NBC's daytime lineup from 1962-1969. The show returned in 1973 with a significantly changed format on CBS (also in daytime). "The Match Game" became a major success, with an expanded panel, larger cash payouts, ... See full bio »

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Battlestar Galactica Siress Belloby
(1978)
(1973)
The Odd Couple Blanche
(1971-1973)
Have Gun - Will Travel Myra Draco / Sarah
(1960-1963)

Filmography

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 1979-1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
Brett Somers
- The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2 (1980) ... Brett Somers (uncredited)
- Roller Disco: Part 2 (1979) ... Brett Somers (uncredited)
 1980 Getting There (TV Short)
Rose Miller
 1978-1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Sarah Cronkle / Anita Carmichael
 1978 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Siress Belloby
- The Magnificent Warriors (1978) ... Siress Belloby
 1975-1976 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Edna Relkie / Mrs. Stavochek
- The Election (1976) ... Edna Relkie
- Stakeout (1975) ... Mrs. Stavochek (as Brett Sommers)
 1975 The Bob Crane Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Strauss
- The Doctor Sings the Blues (1975) ... Mrs. Strauss
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
Mama Jean
- Vanished (1975) ... Mama Jean
 1973 If I Had a Million (TV Movie)
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Gertrude Lade
- The Case of the Cagey Cager (1973) ... Gertrude Lade
- The Case of the Furious Father (1973) ... Gertrude Lade (uncredited)
- The Case of the Prodigal Prophet (1973) ... Gertrude Lade
- The Case of the Horoscope Homicide (1973) ... Gertrude Lade
 1971-1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Blanche
- That Is the Army Mrs. Madison (1973) ... Blanche (as Brett Somers Klugman)
- The Odd Holiday (1973) ... Blanche (as Brett Somers-Klugman)
- The Odd Couples (1972) ... Blanche (as Brett Somers Klugman)
- A Night to Dismember (1972) ... Blanche (as Brett Somers Klugman)
- Being Divorced Is Never Having to Say I Do (1971) ... Blanche (as Brett Somers Klugman)
 1973 The Mary Tyler Moore Show (TV Series)
Aunt Rose
- Rhoda's Sister Gets Married (1973) ... Aunt Rose
 1965-1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mrs. Benderson / Amelia Gates
- Memory of a Legend (1973) ... Mrs. Benderson (as Brett Somers Klugman)
- Image in a Cracked Mirror (1965) ... Amelia Gates
 1973 The Great American Beauty Contest (TV Movie)
Miss Texas Chaperone
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Gladys (segment "Love and the Cheaters")
- Love and the Amateur Night/Love and the Cheaters/Love and the Love Nest/Love and the Unbearable Fiance (1972) ... Gladys (segment "Love and the Cheaters") (as Brett Somers Klugman)
 1972 Bone
X-Ray Lady
 1964-1967 Festival (TV Series)
Maxine / (segment 'My Lost Saints') / Evalyn Dally
- The Paper People (1967) ... Maxine
- My Lost Saints/Brecht: A Threepenny Profile (1966) ... (segment 'My Lost Saints')
 1965 A Rage to Live
Jessie Jay (uncredited)
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town
Carlotta
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Miss Edmonds
- Cry Uncle (1964) ... Miss Edmonds
 1963-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Mildred Larch / Maude Vega
- Blacklist (1964) ... Mildred Larch
- Poltergeist (1963) ... Maude Vega
 1960-1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Myra Draco / Sarah
- The Eve of St. Elmo (1963) ... Myra Draco
- The Poker Fiend (1960) ... Sarah
 1961-1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Dorothy Blaylock / Selma Baker
- All the Dead Faces (1962) ... Dorothy Blaylock
- Wave Goodbye to Grandpa (1961) ... Selma Baker
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Barbara Thurman
- And If I Die (1962) ... Barbara Thurman
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Mrs. Garvin
- Vengeance Is a Wheel (1961) ... Mrs. Garvin
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Jonnie
- Teddy Bear (1956) ... Jonnie
 1956 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Sarah
- Rise Up and Walk (1956) ... Sarah (as Brett Sommers)
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Cigarette Girl
- The Women (1955) ... Cigarette Girl
 1952-1954 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
- A Man's Game (1952)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote a three-act play that was produced in a regional theater in St. Louis.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Dawn Johnston | Brett Somers Klugman | Brett Somers-Klugman | Brett Sommers

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Good gravy Marie! See more »

Trivia:

Close friends with actress Marcia Wallace who appeared frequently as a panelist on Match Game 73 (1973). See more »

Trademark:

Deep husky voice

Nickname:

Susan

Star Sign:

Cancer

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