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Hazel Shermet

  • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Birthday: August 01
Date of passing: 
October 27, 2016

Obituary

Hazel Shermet was an actress of both stage and screen, best known for appearing in the 1954 version of A Star Is Born.

She began her performing career on stage and in radio, appearing as Miss Duffy on Duffy’s Tavern, where she met her husband, the late writer Larry Rhine.

In the 1940s she appeared on television shows including The Morey Amsterdam Show and hosted her own television program, Songs You’ve Never Heard Before. She was a regular on Blondie and New Zoo Revue, and had guest appearances on many shows including Mister Ed, The Addams Family and That Girl.

Hazel Shermet was an actress of both stage and screen, best known for appearing in the 1954 version of A Star Is Born.

She began her performing career on stage and in radio, appearing as Miss Duffy on Duffy’s Tavern, where she met her husband, the late writer Larry Rhine.

In the 1940s she appeared on television shows including The Morey Amsterdam Show and hosted her own television program, Songs You’ve Never Heard Before. She was a regular on Blondie and New Zoo Revue, and had guest appearances on many shows including Mister Ed, The Addams Family and That Girl.

Shermet also had a long and successful career in both commercials and films, including Gypsy and Bye Bye Birdie.

She died October 27, 2016, in Los Angeles. She was 96.

 

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