Nora Denney

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Nora Denney (September 3rd 1927 - November 20, 2005) was an American stage, television, and film actress, who was also known as Dodo Denney. One of her most notable roles was as Mrs. Teavee in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder and Jack Albertson. She was initially the producers' second choice behind Jean Stapleton who did the pilot for All in the Family instead. She was also memorable as the Bloomingdales shop lady who assisted Daryl Hannah's mermaid character in buying new clothes in Splash. Denney's sons, Dix and John, are the founders of the Los Angeles based punk band The Weirdos. Denney died of cancer on 20 November 2005 at her home in Crestline, California.
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