Billie Bird

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Billie Bird (February 28, 1908 – November 27, 2002) was an American actress and comedienne. Born Berniece Bird in Pocatello, Idaho, Bird was discovered at the age of eight while living at an orphanage. As a child, she worked in vaudeville, and later in theater/cabaret before moving on to television and films. She is credited on the Internet Movie Database with an appearance in a 1921 film, but it is not clear if this is accurate. Otherwise, she broke into films in 1950, later making a brief uncredited appearance in The Odd Couple as a chambermaid. Her only line was "Goodnight", which was said to Felix Ungar, in which he returned with "Goodbye." Bird was often cast by director John Hughes and appeared in many of his 1980 and 1990s films, including Sixteen Candles, Home Alone, and Dennis the Menace, the latter two of which paired her with veteran Hughes actor, Bill Erwin, as her husband. She also starred as Mrs. Lois Feldman in Police Academy 4. Her last film appearance was in 1995's Jury Duty, with Pauly Shore.
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