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Kit Smythe
Kit Smythe
Role Gertrude
Biographical Information
Birth Name Catherine M. Smythe
Birthdate February 28, 1940
Birthplace United States

Kit Smythe played Samantha's mortal friend Gertrude in the first season episode, "Love Is Blind" (1964).


Kit Smythe was born as Catherine M. Smythe on February 28, 1940. She is an American Broadway and television actress, singer and dancer. She graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York City) in 1960.

Smythe played Ginger in the unaired pilot of Gilligan's Island (1964) before it was recast and given to Tina Louise. She would go on to appear in television series such as Bewitched (1964), The Farmer's Daughter (1965), Burke's Law (1965), and Gunsmoke (1966). Smythe's final television acting performance was in an episode of Police Woman in 1976. As of 2005, Smythe was still performing as a showgirl in "The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies" in Palm Springs, California.

January 11, 2020

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  • Kit Smythe on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on January 11, 2020.
  • Kit Smythe on Retrieved on January 11, 2020.