Mary Livingstone

Born Jun 23, 1905

For the wife of explorer David Livingstone see Mary Livingstone Mary Livingstone Mary Livingstone circa 1940.

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1905 Birth Born in 1905.


1954 49 Years Old Never very comfortable as a performer despite her success, Livingstone's stage fright became so acute by the time the Benny show was moving toward television that she rarely appeared on the radio show in its final season, 1954-55. … Read More


1958 53 Years Old Livingstone made few appearances on the television version - mostly in filmed episodes - and finally retired from show business after her close friend Gracie Allen did so in 1958.
1959 54 Years Old Her final performance was as a mouse spoof of herself in The Mouse That Jack Built, a Merrie Melodies cartoon from 1959 lampooning the radio show. … Read More


1983 78 Years Old After writing a biography of her husband, Mary Livingstone — whose surname is often misspelled without the 'e', as with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contribution to radio — died from heart disease at her home in Holmby Hills on June 30, 1983, aged 78, hours after receiving a visit from then-First Lady Nancy Reagan. … Read More
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