Eileen Brennan

American film, television, musical theatre and stage actress (1932-2013)

Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was a television, movie and theater actress. She received an Oscar nomination for the movie Private Benjamin. She received Emmy nominations for guest starring roles on Newhart and Will and Grace.

Eileen Brennan around 1990

Brennan was born in Los Angeles, California on September 3, 1932.[1] She was married to David John Lampson from 1968 until they divorced in 1974. They had two children. Brennan died on July 28, 2013 in Burbank, California from bladder cancer, aged 80.[2]


  1. "Eileen Brennan Biography (1932-2013)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved January 4, 2013.
  2. "Actress Eileen Brennan Dies at 80". Hollywood Reporter.com. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2013.

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