Henny Backus

Henny Backus
1911 - 2004

Henny Backus  American Actress


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Henny Backus was previously married to Jim Backus (1943 - 1989).


American Actress Henny Backus was born Henrietta Kaye on 21st March, 1911 in Philadelphia, PA, USA and passed away on 9th Dec 2004 Los Angeles, Ca, USA aged 93. She is most remembered for Gilligan's Island (1964). Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Henny Backus is a member of the following lists: American theatre actor, 20th-century birth stubs, Actresses from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American stage actresses.


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First Name Henny
Last Name Backus
Maiden Name Kaye
Full Name at Birth Henrietta Kaye
Alternative Name Henriette Kaye
Age 93 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st March, 1911
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA, USA
Died 9th December, 2004
Place of Death Los Angeles, Ca, USA
Cause of Death Stroke
Build Slim
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Stage and Screen Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Gilligan's Island (1964)
Year(s) Active 1952–1981, 1936–1981
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/memorial/10128723

Henny Backus (March 21, 1911 – December 9, 2004) was a Broadway showgirl in the 1930s whose stage credits include Orson Welles's Horse Eats Hat. She was the wife of actor and comedian Jim.

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Henny Backus93 AriesActress
Jim Backus76 PiscesActor


E! True Hollywood Story1996Herself (1 episode, 1999)TV Show
The Love Boat1977Mrs. Landers (1 episode, 1981)TV Show
Emergency!1972Ginger Merkl (1 episode, 1972)TV Show
Mooch Goes to Hollywood1971HerselfTV Movie
Hello Down There1969Mrs. WebsterMovie
Blondie1968Mrs. Cora DithersTV Show
Don't Make Waves1967HerselfMovie
Gilligan's Island1964Native Mother (1 episode, 1965)TV Show
The Tonight Show (TV Serie1962Herself (2 episodes, 1962)Movie
Girl Talk1962Herself (1 episode, 1967)TV Show
Holiday for Lovers1959Connie McDougalMovie
The High Cost of Loving1958Mrs. MasonMovie
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1957Herself (3 episodes, 1962)TV Show
Meet Me in Las Vegas1956Bossy WifeMovie
The Great Man1956Mrs. RieberMovie
Blackboard Jungle1955Miss BradyMovie
Affair with a Stranger1953Lucy LawsonMovie
Julius Caesar1953Citizen of RomeMovie
Skirts Ahoy!1952NurseMovie
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