Lee Meriwether

Lee Meriwether

Lee Ann Meriwether is an American actress, former model, and the winner of the 1955 Miss America pageant. She is perhaps best known for her role as Betty Jones, Buddy Ebsen's secretary and daughter-in-law in the long-running 1970s crime drama 'Barnaby Jones'. The role earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations in 1975 and 1976, and an Emmy Award nomination in 1977. She is also known for her role as John Schuck's long-haired wife, Lily Munster, in the 1980s sitcom 'The Munsters Today', as well as for her portrayal of Catwoman in the 1966 film version of 'Batman'. Meriwether had a recurring role as Ruth Martin on the daytime soap opera 'All My Children' until the end of the series in September 2011. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Lee Meriwether has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Rally.

Appearances by Title:


Miss America c. August 26, 1990 - c. August 25, 1990 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Women's Equality Day

    Women's Equality Day

    The women’s right to vote is celebrated with Pat Schroeder as the guest speaker.

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