Betty Garrett (May 23, 1919 – February 12, 2011) was an American actress, comedian, singer and dancer.
She originally performed on Broadway, and was then signed to a film contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
She appeared in several musical films before returning to Broadway and making guest appearances on several television series.
Garrett later became known for the roles she played in two prominent 1970s sitcoms: Archie Bunker's liberal neighbor Irene Lorenzo in All in the Family and landlady Edna Babish in Laverne & Shirley.
In later years, she appeared in television series such as Grey's Anatomy, Boston Public and Becker as well as in several Broadway plays and revivals.