Swenson, Inga, 1932?-

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Inga Swenson was an actress who began her career as a lyric soprano on Broadway in the late 1950s and then spent many years in Hollywood in films and on television, beginning with supporting roles in "Advise and Consent" and "The Miracle Worker" both in 1962. She is best known for her role as Gretchen Kraus, the house-keeper in "Benson", 1979-1986.

From the description of Inga Swenson papers, 1979-1986. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 72483716

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referencedIn Baker Street : programs and ephemera, 1964-1987. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Swenson, Inga, 1932?-. Inga Swenson papers, 1979-1986. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith Matz, Peter, 1928-2002. person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
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Sopranos (singers)
Television actors and actresses
Motion picture actors and actresses
Television plays


Birth 1932-12-29


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