Brenda Benet

Brenda Benet
1945 - 1982
Brenda Benet  American Actress

Brenda Benet dating history


Brenda Benet was previously married to Bill Bixby (1971 - 1979) and Paul Petersen (1967 - 1970).

Brenda Benet was in relationships with Tammy Bruce (1979 - 1982) and Aron Kincaid.


American Actress Brenda Benet was born Brenda Ann Nelson on 16th August, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA and passed away on 7th Apr 1982 West Los Angeles, California, USA aged 36. She is most remembered for Days of our Lives. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Brenda Benet was in an on-screen matchup with Bill Bixby in The Love Boat (1977).

Brenda Benet is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from California and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 10 years, 2 months 6 years, 10 months -
Dating2 3 years, 3 months 1 year, 7 months -
Total4 10 years, 2 months 4 years, 3 months 3 years, 3 months


First Name Brenda
Middle Name Ann
Last Name Benet
Maiden Name Nelson
Full Name at Birth Brenda Ann Nelson
Alternative Name Brenda Ann Petersen, Brenda Ann Bixby
Birthday 16th August, 1945
Birthplace Hollywood, California, USA
Died 7th April, 1982
Place of Death West Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Suicide by gunshot (self-inflicted gunshot wound)
Buried Cremation
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Distinctive Feature Gorgeous, thick, black hair, big alluring eyes, great figure
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Days of our Lives
Year(s) Active 1964–1982, 1964–82
Official Websites
Family Member Chris Bixby (son)
Associated People Confidante And Lover In The Year After Her Son's Tragic Death)

Brenda Benet (born Brenda Ann Nelson; August 14, 1945 – April 7, 1982) was an American actress. She is best known for her roles on the soap operas The Young Marrieds (1965–1965) and Days of Our Lives (1979–1982).

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Brenda Benet36 LeoActress
Tammy Bruce61 LeoWriter
Bill Bixby59 AquariusActor
Paul Petersen78 VirgoActor
Aron Kincaid70 GeminiActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ChristopherMale25th September, 197449 years oldBill Bixby


Father Murphy1981Rachel HansenTV Show
Carter Country1977NatalyaTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Ginny WinthropTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1977Annie CaplanTV Show
The Love Boat1977Maureen MitchellTV Show
Spencer's Pilots1976Marie Delagar / Marie del GardoTV Show
Wonder Woman1975MorganaTV Show
Friends and Neighbors1975TV Movie
Walking Tall1973Luan Paxton (as Brenda Benét)Movie
The Horror at 37,000 Feet1973Sally (as Brenda Benét)TV Movie
The Magician1973Joanna Marsh / Joanna OsborneTV Show
Search1972Carol LescoTV Show
Wednesday Night Out1972TV Movie
The Most Deadly Game1970MindyTV Show
Paris 70001970AngeliqueTV Show
Love, American Style1969Alice (segment "Love and the Test of Manhood") / Sydney Carson (segment "Love and the Young Executive") / Lila (segment "Love and the Bachelor")TV Show
The Courtship of Eddie's Father1969BrendaTV Show
To Rome with Love1969TinaTV Show
Where the Heart Is1969Sally Moore (1969)TV Show
It Takes a Thief1968Angela Peters / NicoleTV Show
Mannix1967Edie / Helen ParishTV Show
The High Chaparral1967Anita de Santiago y AmistadTV Show
Track of Thunder1967Shelly NewmanMovie
Three's a Crowd1967TV Movie
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966GizelleTV Show
The Green Hornet1966GirlTV Show
Iron Horse1966Kitty ClayborneTV Show
Beach Ball1965SamanthaMovie
Billie1965Girl (uncredited)Movie
Harum Scarum1965EmeraldMovie
Days of Our Lives1965Lee DuMonde Carmichael WilliamsTV Show
Hogan's Heroes1965Janine Robinet / Marie BizetTV Show
I Dream of Jeannie1965Eleanor DruckerTV Show
The F.B.I.1965AgnesTV Show
A Global Affair1964Woman (uncredited)Movie
Daniel Boone1964Princess Little FawnTV Show
Wendy and Me1964Gisele / ShamirTV Show
The Young Marrieds1964Jill McComb #4TV Show
McHale's Navy1962KaremaTV Show
The Virginian1962Susan MastersTV Show
My Three Sons1960Maureen Morgan / ElyseTV Show
Death Valley Days1952ChelaTV Show
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EMMAthesurvivorEMMAthesurvivorDec 18, 2011

Brenda Benet was a very talented actress.

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