Birth Name: Benvenuta Rose Crooke
Born: 27 January 1910 Died: 1 September 1995
Country of origin: United States
Benay Venuta (January 27, 1910–September 1, 1995) was an American actress, singer and dancer.
Born Benvenuta Rose Crooke in San Francisco, Venuta attended finishing school in Geneva and lived in London where she worked as a dancer before returning to the States. She made her first screen appearance in the silent Trail of '98 in 1928. She also appeared in Annie Get Your Gun (as Dolly Tate), Call Me Mister, and Bullets Over Broadway.
Venuta made her Broadway debut w