Beth Howland

American musical theatre and television actress

Elizabeth "Beth" Howland (May 28, 1941 – December 31, 2015) was an American actress. She worked on stage, movies and television. She was best known for playing Vera Gorman in the sitcom Alice.

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Beth Howland in Li'l Abner (1959)
Elizabeth Howland

(1941-05-28)May 28, 1941
DiedDecember 31, 2015(2015-12-31) (aged 74)
Cause of deathLung cancer
Occupationstage and television actress
Years active1959–2002

Howland died of lung cancer on December 31, 2015 in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 74.[1]


  1. Grimes, William (May 24, 2016). "Beth Howland, accident prone waitress from the sitcom Alice dies at 74". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved May 25, 2016.

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