Brett Somers Dies at 83
The Canadian-born Somers appeared only once on the Broadway stage, in the 1958 flop Maybe Tuesday. However, she performed in many regional productions with her second husband, Jack Klugman, including The Seven Year Itch and The Country Girl. In 2003 and 2004, Somers toured the country with her cabaret show, An Evening with Brett Somers, which garnered excellent reviews.
In addition to Match Game, Somers' TV credits included the role of Blanche -- the ex-wife of Klugman's character, Oscar Madison -- on The Odd Couple, as well as guest spots on The Love Boat, Barney Moller, and Battlestar Galactica.