Betty Lee Hunt

Betty Lee Hunt

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Betty Lee Hunt, who banged the publicity drum for everything from the original production of Picnic in the 1950s to As Is in the 1980s, died Oct. 11, 2005, at her home in Manhattan, just a borough away from her Brooklyn birthplace, the New York Times reported. She was 85. Ms. Hunt entered the Broadway world in 1951 as an assistant to press agents Leo Freedman and Abner D. Klipstein, working on the show Remains to Be Seen. She remained with the duo through several productions, including Picnic. She graduated to a solo act with the 1960 show There Was a Little Girl.

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  • Born: 1920 in Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Death: Oct 11, 2005 in Manhattan, New York

Roles (52)

As Is Playbill - Opening Night, May 1985 As Is (1985)
Opened May 1, 1985
  • General Press Representative
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Moose Murders Playbill - Feb 1983 Moose Murders (1983)
Opened Feb 22, 1983
  • General Press Representative
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Torch Song Trilogy Playbill - Opening Night, June 1982 Torch Song Trilogy (1982)
Opened Jun 10, 1982
  • Produced in Association with
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Clothes for a Summer Hotel Playbill - March 1980 Clothes for a Summer Hotel (1980)
Opened Mar 26, 1980
  • General Press Representative
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The Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall Playbill - May 1979 The Utter Glory of Morrissey Hall (1979)
Opened May 13, 1979
  • General Press Representative
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The Grand Tour Playbill - Jan 1979 The Grand Tour (1979)
Opened Jan 11, 1979
  • General Press Representative
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Working Playbill - June 1978 Working (1978)
Opened May 14, 1978
  • General Press Representative
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Cheaters Playbill - Jan 1978 Cheaters (1978)
Opened Jan 15, 1978
  • General Press Representative
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The Shadow Box Playbill - March 1977 The Shadow Box (1977)
Opened Mar 31, 1977
  • General Press Representative
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