Tedi Thurman

Tedi Thurman

Actor and Radio Host
Born Jun 23, 1923

Theodora "Tedi" Thurman was a fashion model and actress who found fame in the 1950s as Miss Monitor on NBC's Monitor, a 40-hour weekend radio show developed by Pat Weaver. Born in Midville, Georgia, the daughter of a banker, Thurman originally planned to become a painter, studying at the Corcoran Institute in Washington, D. C.. Her career plans changed, and she went to New York for modeling.… Read More

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1923 Birth Born on June 23, 1923.


1954 31 Years Old She had film offers, but only one role, in the z-grade 1954 Ed Wood movie, Jail Bait. … Read More
1955 32 Years Old …  With her alluring, breathy delivery heard against a background of lush, romantic music, Thurman gave NBC's sexy weekend weather reports from 1955 until 1961. … Read More


2004 81 Years Old On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, 29 years after Monitor ended on NBC Radio; Thurman joined more than 40 former Monitor staff members who gathered in midtown Manhattan for the first Monitor reunion at Hurley's Tavern, a location made famous through many references on the Paar Tonight Show. … Read More
2012 89 Years Old Thurman, who lived in Palm Springs, California until her death on September 17, 2012, became one of the most familiar radio voices of the late 1950s in her role as Miss Monitor.
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