Social Icons

Beverley Owen

  • Birthplace: Ottumwa, Iowa
  • Birthday: May 13
Date of passing: 
February 21, 2019

Obituary

Obituary: 

Beverley Owen was an American actress.

Owen began acting in television in the early 1960s, appearing in episodes of As the World Turns, The Doctors, Kraft Mystery Theater, Wagon Train, and The Virginian. She appeared in Bullet for a Badman, a 1964 film which starred Audie Murphy and Darren McGavin.

She was best known for being the first actress to play Marilyn Munster on the CBS sitcom The Munsters, which aired from 1964 to 1966. Owen left the series after 13 episodes, and was replaced by actress Pat Priest.

Beverley Owen was an American actress.

Owen began acting in television in the early 1960s, appearing in episodes of As the World Turns, The Doctors, Kraft Mystery Theater, Wagon Train, and The Virginian. She appeared in Bullet for a Badman, a 1964 film which starred Audie Murphy and Darren McGavin.

She was best known for being the first actress to play Marilyn Munster on the CBS sitcom The Munsters, which aired from 1964 to 1966. Owen left the series after 13 episodes, and was replaced by actress Pat Priest.

Her last credited role was Dr. Paula McCrea on the NBC soap opera Another World, which she played for nine months in 1972.

In the 1990s and 2000s, Owen appeared as herself in several television documentaries about The Munsters.

Owen died February 21, 2019, in Bennington, Vermont. She was 81.

Show more

beverley-owen-photofest-450x600.jpg

Beverley Owen

Beverley Owen

Photo credit: 
Photofest

Main

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Browser Requirements
The TelevisionAcademy.com sites look and perform best when using a modern browser.

We suggest you use the latest version of any of these browsers:


Visiting the site with Internet Explorer or other browsers may not provide the best viewing experience.

Close Window