Billie Bird

Billie Bird

  • Born on
    • February 28th, 1908
  • Died on
    • November 27th, 2002
Vaudeville comedienne Billie Bird Sellen was discovered at an orphanage at the age of eight years and hired to tour theater circuits with a vaudeville troupe. During the Vietnam War she accompanied 12 USO tours entertaining the troops in the war zone in the 1960s and 1970s. She had worked as recently as 1995 when she appeared in Jury Duty (1995), starring Pauly Shore. Other notable performances were in Dennis the Menace (1993) and Home Alone (1990). One of her best-known film appearances was in the 1968 movie The Odd Couple (1968). Her last appearance was a cameo in 1997 in the short-lived television comedy George & Leo (1997) with Judd Hirsch and Bob Newhart. She had also been a regular from 1988-1992 in the sitcom Dear John (1988), and in a series of performances as a cheerful and sassy senior citizen in such productions as Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) and Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987). Date of Death: 27 November 2002, Granada Hills (Alzheimer's disease)

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Acting (19 Credits)

1995Jury Duty as Rose
1993Dennis the Menace as Edith Butterwell
1990Home Alone as Woman in Airport
1989Police Academy 6: City Under Siege as Mrs. Stanwyck
1988Ernest Saves Christmas as Mary Morrissey
1988Dear John (1988)
1987Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol as Mrs. Feldman
1986One Crazy Summer as Grandma
1986Ratboy as Psychic
1984Sixteen Candles as Dorthy Baker
1983Max Dugan Returns as Older Woman
1982Young Doctors in Love as The Hospital Staff - Flower Lady
1979BensonWatch Free
1970Getting Straight
1968The Odd Couple as Chambermaid (uncredited)
1959Blue Denim as Woman (uncredited)
1951Rhubarb as Mona Lizzie (uncredited)
1951The Lemon Drop Kid as Racetrack Bettor on Iron Bar (uncredited)
1951The Mating Season as Mugsy

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