Born: July 11, 1924
New Brunswick, CANADA
Died: September 15, 2007
Wesport, Connecticut, USA
Obituary: Ms. Somers was also well known for her recurring role as Jack Klugman's ex-wife Blanche on the television series "The Odd Couple." The two actors married in real life 1953 and had two children. It was Klugman who suggested to the producers of "The Match Game" that they use her on the show. They separated in 1974. She had a third child, a daughter, by an earlier marriage.
Ms. Somers had a single Broadway credit, 1958's Maybe Tuesday, which ran all of five performances. In 2003, she performed a cabaret act in New York in which she looked back at her career. Other theatre credits included Happy Ending, The Seven Year Itch, and The Country Girl. Her television credits were extensive, and included "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Have Gun—Will Travel," "The Defenders," "Ben Casey" and "Barney Miller."
She was born Audrey Sommers July 11, 1924, in New Brunswick, Canada, and raised near Portland, ME.
Jan. 29, 1958 - Feb. 1, 1958