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Lee Meriwether

Lee Meriwether
Lee Meriwether at the Miss America 2008 pageant
Personal information
Birth nameLee Ann Meriwether
Birth dateMay 27, 1935(age 81)
Place of birthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationActress
SpouseFrank Aletter (1958-1974; divorced)
Marshall Borden (1986-present)

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Lee Ann Meriwether (born May 27, 1935) is an American actress, former model, and the winner of the 1955 Miss America pageant. She is perhaps best known for her role as Betty Jones, the crime-solving partner in the long-running 1970s crime drama, Barnaby Jones. The role earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations in 1975 and 1976, and an Emmy Award nomination in 1977. She is also known for her role as John Schuck's long-haired wife, Lily Munster, in the popular 1990s sitcom The Munsters Today, as well as for her portrayal of Catwoman in the 1966 film version of Batman. Meriwether currently has a recurring role as Ruth Martin on the daytime soap opera All My Children.


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