Bea Arthur

Service Photo: Unavailable

Photo: Public Domain

Rank:

Rank: SSgt

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Known For: Two-time Emmy and Tony-award winner; TV Hall of Fame; denies USMC

Should Be Known For: Her first husband was Hollywood Marine Robert Alan Arthur and they met at MCAS Cherry Point.

Birth Name:

Bernice Frankel

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NYC

Married: 2

Kids: 2

Divorced: 2

INTERESTING FACTS

Decided to become an actress after becoming a licensed medical technician

Signed up for the Marines during WWII

An episode of Maude was banned because her title character had a late-life abortion

Lost an audition to Angela Lansbury despite her husband being director; won a Tony anyway

BY THE NUMBERS

Born: 5/13/1922

Joined: 21

Served: 2

Disch: Honorable

Died: 86

COD: Cancer

Bea Arthur

Service Photo: Unavailable

Photo: Public Domain

Rank:

Rank: SSgt

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Known For: Two-time Emmy and Tony-award winner; TV Hall of Fame; denies USMC

Should Be Known For: Her first husband was Hollywood Marine Robert Alan Arthur and they met at MCAS Cherry Point.

Birth Name:

Bernice Frankel

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NYC

Married: 2

Kids: 2

Divorced: 2

INTERESTING FACTS

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NYC

Decided to become an actress after becoming a licensed medical technician

Signed up for the Marines during WWII

An episode of Maude was banned because her title character had a late-life abortion

Lost an audition to Angela Lansbury despite her husband being director; won a Tony anyway

BY THE NUMBERS

Born: 5/13/1922

Joined: 21

Served: 2

Disch: Honorable

Died: 86

COD: Cancer