Betty Comden (May 3, 1917 –November 23, 2006) was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics, libretti, and screenplays to some of the most beloved and successful Hollywood musicals and Broadway shows of the m...id-20th century. Her writing partnership with Adolph Green lasted for six decades, during which time they collaborated with other leading entertainment figures such as the famed "Freed Unit" at MGM, Jule Styne and Leonard Bernstein, and wrote the musical comedy film Singin' in the Rain.
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Writers from Brooklyn
American women screenwriters
American women dramatists and playwrights
20th-century dramatists and playwrights
Grammy Award-winning artists
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development alumni
American musical theatre lyricists
20th-century women writers
American musical theatre librettists
Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees