Eileen Brennan

Eileen Brennan
1932 - 2013

Eileen Brennan  American Actress

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Eileen Brennan passed away on 28th Jul 2013 aged 80.


Eileen Brennan was previously married to David John Lampson (1968 - 1974).


American Actress Eileen Brennan was born Verla Eileen Regina Brennen on 3rd September, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA and passed away on 28th Jul 2013 Burbank, California, USA aged 80. She is most remembered for Private Benjamin, Babes in Toyland, Clue. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Eileen Brennan was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Ed Nelson in Murder, She Wrote (1984) and John Stamos in Tales from the Crypt (1989).

Eileen Brennan is a member of the following lists: Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners, Actresses from Los Angeles, California and 21st-century American actresses.


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First Name Eileen
Middle Name Regina
Last Name Brennan
Full Name at Birth Verla Eileen Regina Brennen
Alternative Name Eileen Lampson
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 3rd September, 1932
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 28th July, 2013
Place of Death Burbank, California, USA
Cause of Death Bladder Cancer
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Singer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Private Benjamin, Babes in Toyland, Clue
Year(s) Active 1960–2011

Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. Brennan was known for her role as Doreen Lewis in Private Benjamin, for which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She reprised the role for the TV adaptation, winning both a Golden Globe and Emmy for her performance. She received Emmy nominations for her guest starring roles on Newhart, Thirtysomething, Taxi and Will & Grace.

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Naked Run2011Gram MaloneMovie
The Kings of Appletown2009Aunt BirdyMovie
Peanut Butter2007AgnesShort Film
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous2005Carol FieldsMovie
The Amateurs2005Mrs. CherkissMovie
Cheaper by the Dozen2003Mrs. Drucker (DVD deleted scene)Movie
Dumb Luck2003Minnie HitchcockMovie
Jeepers Creepers2001The Cat LadyMovie
Lizzie McGuire2001MargeTV Show
Strong Medicine2000Evelyn KnightlyTV Show
The Fearing Mind2000Irene's MotherTV Show
The Last Great Ride1999Pamela Mimi MackensieMovie
Pants on Fire1998MomMovie
Will & Grace1998ZandraTV Show
Boys Life 21997Mrs. Randozza (segment "Nunzio's Second Cousin")Movie
Changing Habits1997Mother SuperiorMovie
Toothless1997Joe #1TV Movie
Veronica's Closet1997Grammy AndersonTV Show
If These Walls Could Talk1996Tessie (segment "1996")TV Movie
7th Heaven1996Gladys BinkTV Show
Arli$$1996TV Show
Nash Bridges1996Loretta BettinaTV Show
Reckless1995Sister MargaretMovie
Freaky Friday1995Principal HandelTV Movie
Trail of Tears1995ClaraTV Movie
Nunzio's Second Cousin1994Mrs. RandazzoShort Film
In Search of Dr. Seuss1994The Who-VillianTV Movie
My Name Is Kate1994Barbara MannixTV Movie
Take Me Home Again1994SadaTV Movie
ER1994BettyTV Show
Thunder Alley1994IrmaTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994DoloresTV Show
Winnetka Road1994Sister BernadetteTV Show
Precious Victims1993Minnie GrayTV Movie
All-New Dennis the Menace1993TV Show
Bonkers1993Lilith DuPraveTV Show
Tribeca1993ClaudiaTV Show
Walker, Texas Ranger1993JoelleTV Show
Poisoned by Love: The Kern County Murders1993Martha CatlinTV Movie
Recycle Rex1993Rose (voice)Short Film
I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore1992FriedaMovie
Jack's Place1992DinaTV Show
Mad About You1992Inspector #10TV Show
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story1992Vicky MartinTV Movie
Deadly Intentions... Again?1991CharlotteTV Movie
Home Improvement1991WandaTV Show
Joey Takes a Cab1991Movie
Stella1990Mrs. WilkersonMovie
Texasville1990Genevieve MorganMovie
White Palace1990JudyMovie
Blossom1990AgnesTV Show
Gravedale High1990Miss DirgeTV Show
American Dreamer1990TV Show
It Had to Be You1989JudithMovie
Tales from the Crypt1989Ruth SandersonTV Show
Going to the Chapel1988MaudeMovie
Rented Lips1988Hotel Desk ClerkMovie
Sticky Fingers1988StellaMovie
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking1988Miss BannisterMovie
Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife1987SylviaTV Movie
CBS Summer Playhouse1987Siobhan OwensTV Show
thirtysomething1987Margaret WestonTV Show
Babes in Toyland1986Mrs. Piper, Widow HubbardTV Movie
The History of White People in America: Volume II1986TV Movie
Clue1985Mrs. PeacockMovie
The Fourth Wise Man1985JudithTV Movie
The History of White People in America1985TV Movie
The Ray Bradbury Theater1985Mrs. Annabelle ShrikeTV Show
Answers1985Amanda Jackson (Segment "Twinkle, Twinkle")Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984Loretta Lee, Marian SimpsonTV Show
Off the Rack1984Kate HalloranTV Show
The Funny Farm1983Gail CorbinMovie
Pandemonium1982Candy's Mom (as A Friend)Movie
Newhart1982Corinne DenbyTV Show
American Playhouse1981MillworkerTV Show
Private Benjamin1981Capt. Doreen LewisTV Show
When the Circus Came to Town1981JessyTV Movie
Incident at Crestridge1981Sara DavisTV Movie
Private Benjamin1980Capt. Doreen LewisMovie
Magnum, P.I.1980Brenda BabcockTV Show
13 Queens Boulevard1979Felicia WintersTV Show
A New Kind of Family1979Kit FlanaganTV Show
My Old Man1979MarieTV Movie
When She Was Bad...1979Mary JensenTV Movie
The Cheap Detective1978Betty DeBoopMovie
Black Beauty1978Annie GrayTV Show
Taxi1978Mrs. McKenzieTV Show
The Great Smokey Roadblock1977Penelope PearsonMovie
The Death of Richie1977Carol WernerTV Movie
All That Glitters1977Ma PackerTV Show
The Love Boat1977Helen FosterTV Show
Murder by Death1976Tess SkeffingtonMovie
Visions1976TV Show
At Long Last Love1975ElizabethMovie
Hustle1975Paula HollingerMovie
The Night That Panicked America1975Ann MuldoonTV Movie
My Father's House1975Mrs. Lindholm Sr.TV Movie
Knuckle1975Delafield's MistressTV Movie
Daisy Miller1974Mrs. WalkerMovie
Nourish the Beast1974Baba GoyaTV Movie
The Sting1973BillieMovie
The Blue Knight1973GlendaTV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973Anita WillsonTV Show
Kojak1973Julie LoringTV Show
Wide World Mystery1973MaryTV Show
Playmates1972AmyTV Movie
Jigsaw1972TV Show
The Last Picture Show1971GenevieveMovie
All in the Family1971Angelique McCarthyTV Show
McMillan & Wife1971Nora DaneTV Show
The Most Deadly Game1970AliceTV Show
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir1968Paula TardyTV Show
Divorce American Style1967Eunice TaseMovie
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1967Regular PerformerTV Show
The Star Wagon1966HallieTV Movie
NET Playhouse1966TV Show
Insight1960Carol HarrisTV Show
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