Most people know Lee Meriwether as Betty in the successful series, Barnaby Jones, where she co-starred opposite Buddy Ebsen for eight years, and was nominated for both the Golden Globe and Emmy Awards. In addition, she has had starring or recurring roles in nine different series, ranging from the first women's editor with Dave Garroway on the original Today Show to her three-year run as Lily on The Munsters Today. Some of Lee's successful series have included Time Tunnel, The New Andy Griffith Show, Mission: Impossible, The F.B.I., 12 O'Clock High, and Dr. Kildare.
Lee was born in Los Angeles. Shortly after, her brother Don was born. And three years later the family moved to Phoenix, Arizona. As she was about to enter the fifth grade, her father was transferred to San Francisco. She was encouraged to pursue acting, while attending George Washington High School along with another young and talented student that would become famous such as Johnny Mathis. Johnny fondly remembers Lee as the girl he never saw without her hair in rollers.… Expand