Jacqueline deWit

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Jacqueline deWit from the trailer for Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Jacqueline deWit (September 26, 1912 – January 7, 1998)[1] was an American film and TV character actress from Los Angeles who appeared in over two dozen films, including Spellbound, The Snake Pit, The Damned Don't Cry!, Tea and Sympathy, All That Heaven Allows and Harper. She also appeared in the 1946 Abbott and Costello comedy Little Giant.

She also made numerous appearances on TV series such as Wagon Train, The Lineup, The Monkees, and most notably, in the iconic 1959 The Twilight Zone episode "Time Enough at Last", in which she played the nagging wife of the lead character played by Burgess Meredith.

DeWit's Broadway credits include The Taming of the Shrew.[2]

DeWit died in Los Angeles on January 7, 1998 at age 85. She was cremated and returned to her family in residence.[3]

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