Theresa Merritt (1924–1998)

Actress | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Billy Madison (1995) | The Wiz (1978) | The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
AKA 
Ben & Theresa
BORN 
Sep 24, 1924 (died Jun 12, 1998)

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Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for CosbyCosby (TV Series) Edna Stone (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Mud (Mar 2, 1998) Edna Stone  Less
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Bernice (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Law & OrderLaw & Order (TV Series) Ruth Titus (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for Driving Miss DaisyDriving Miss Daisy (TV Movie) Idella  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Miracle at Beekman's PlaceMiracle at Beekman's Place (TV Movie) Sarag Coleman  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for That's My Mama Now!That's My Mama Now! (TV Movie) Eloise Curtis  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Clytie Catlett (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Faye Phillips (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for NBC Special TreatNBC Special Treat (TV Series) Hatty (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for That's My MamaThat's My Mama (TV Series) Eloise 'Mama' Curtis (39 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1975 39
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  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Mrs. Johnson (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Furst Family of WashingtonThe Furst Family of Washington (TV Movie) Eloise 'Mama' Furst  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for J.T.J.T. (TV Movie) Mama Meley  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for NET PlayhouseNET Playhouse (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The 39th Annual Tony AwardsThe 39th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for CBS News Sunday MorningCBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Working in the TheatreWorking in the Theatre (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood Squares (Daytime)The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (4 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975–1978
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  • Primary photo for TattletalesTattletales (TV Series) Herself (4 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975
    • Episode #3.80 (Dec 22, 1975) Herself (as Ben & Theresa)  Less
    • Episode #3.79 (Dec 18, 1975) Herself (as Ben & Theresa)  Less
    • Episode #3.78 (Dec 17, 1975) Herself (as Ben & Theresa)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Dinah!Dinah! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975

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