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Gerry Johnson
Gerry Johnson
Credits
Roles Mrs. Johnson
Betty Rubble (Flintstones episode)
Biographical Information
Birth Name Geraldine Adelaide Schreiber
Birthdate April 4, 1918
Birthplace Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Death Date January 24, 1990 (age 71)
Death Place Los Angeles, California, United States[1]

Gerry Johnson played adoptive parent, Mrs. Johnson, in the first season episode (and its second season repeat), "A Vision of Sugar Plums" (1964-1965). She also voiced Betty Rubble in the Flintstones episode, "Samantha" (1965).

Biography[]

Gerry Johnson was born as Geraldine Adelaide Schreiber on April 4, 1918, in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was an American actress best known as the voice of Betty Rubble in seasons five and six of the animated television series, "The Flintstones".

Among her many stage, television and screen credits, Johnson created and hosted her own television variety show in Dallas, Texas, "Gerry Johnson's Variety Fair" in the 1950s and played Lady Bracknell in "The Importance of Being Earnest" and several characters in "Under Milkwood" in the opening season of the Dallas Theater Center.

After moving back to Los Angeles in 1961, she co-hosted on Red Rowe's Panorama Pacific. A versatile voice-over and television actress, she provided voices for "The Flintstones" and other Hanna-Barbera productions and guest-starred on Bewitched. Johnson took over the role of Betty Rubble after Bea Benaderet left because of her commitment to "Petticoat Junction". Johnson provided the voice of a French woman, an English woman and reprised her role of Betty Rubble for the feature film The Man Called Flintstone before departing from voice acting.

Johnson died at the Good Samaritan Hospital on January 24, 1990, in Los Angeles, California. She was 71.[2]

References[]

  1. Gerry Johnson on The Flintstones Fandom Wikia. Retrieved on February 17, 2020.
  2. Grave Tag'r. "Gerry Johnson" on Findagrave.com, August 1, 2012. Retrieved on February 17, 2020, edited.
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