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Reta Shaw
Reta Shaw
Roles Aunt Hagatha
Biographical Information
Birthdate September 13, 1912
Birthplace South Paris, Maine, United States
Death Date January 8, 1982 (age 69)
Death Place Encino, California, United States[1]

Reta Shaw portrayed Samantha's Aunt Hagatha in seasons three and eight, and her Aunt Bertha in season one.


Reta Shaw was an American character actress known for playing strong, working women in film and on many of the most popular television programs of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States. She may be best remembered as the housekeeper, Martha Grant, on the television series "The Ghost & Mrs. Muir" and as the cook, Mrs. Brill, in the 1964 film "Mary Poppins".

Shaw married only once, to actor William Forester. Before their divorce, they had one daughter, Kathryn Anne Forester. In 1982 Shaw died from emphysema. She was 69. [2]

Bewitched Credits[]


  1. Reta Shaw on the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on November 28, 2019.
  2. Reta Shaw on Wikipedia. Retrieved on November 28, 2019.
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