DEAD: Jane Wyatt

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Jane Wyatt (aged 96)
Actress (Father Knows Best)

Jane Waddington Wyatt (August 12, 1910 – October 20, 2006) was an American actress. She starred in a number of Hollywood films, but is likely best known for her role as the housewife and mother Margaret Anderson on the CBS and NBC television comedy series, Father Knows Best, and as Amanda Grayson, the human mother of Spock on the science-fictiontelevision series Star Trek. Wyatt was a three-time Emmy Award-winner.

DEATH: Wyatt died on October 20, 2006, at her home in Bel-Air, California, aged 96. She was interred at San Fernando Mission Cemetery, next to her husband. She is survived by her sons, Christopher and Michael Ward. According to an obituary in The Washington Post, a third son had died in infancy in the early 1940s. Wyatt’s family included three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

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