|Birth: ||Aug. 5, 1933|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 1963|
Actress. Birth name: Beverly Josephine Williams. She only appeared in six films, one TV series, and two guest appearances elsewhere. Her first film was in 1945, when Beverly made her debut in GEORGE WHITE'S SCANDALS when she was 11 years old. MICKEY followed three years later. In 1952, at the age of 18, Beverly appeared with her mother Joan Davis, a famous actress, and Jim Backus in the TV comedy, "I Married Joan". In this, she played the sister to her real life mother. After the series had its run, Beverly appeared in only four more films, the last being SON OF FLUBBER (1963) in a menial role.
She was married twice. Her first husband was Alan Grossman with whom she had two sons, Guy Steven Grossman, born December 17, 1955, and Laurance S. Grossman, born September 8, 1959. Her second husband was Martin Colbert.
Beverly was a regular companion of James Dean during summer 1951, while he was a student at UCLA.
Beverly died in a house fire with her grandmother, Nina Davis, and her sons. She apparently fell asleep while smoking in her Palm Springs bedroom. She was just 29 years old. Her mother had passed on two years before. She died in the same house of a sudden heart attack.
Created by: Nat
Record added: Oct 16, 2008
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