Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn, Cybill Shepherd, Eileen Brennan, John Hillerman, and Mildred Natwick in At Long Last Love (1975)

Burt Reynolds, Madeline Kahn, Cybill Shepherd, Eileen Brennan, John Hillerman, and Mildred Natwick in At Long Last Love (1975)

Eileen Brennan | 1932 -2013

Eileen Brennan

American film, TV and stage actress Eileen Brennan was born today in Many remember her fondly for her role as Drill Sgt. Doreen Lewis in Private Benjamin - she passed in 2013

Eileen Brennan y Peter Falk en “Un Cadáver a los Postres” (Murder by Death), 1976

Eileen Brennan as Tess Skeffington & Peter Falk as Sam Diamond: "Murder By Death" "Sam, why do you keep those naked musclemen magazines in your office?

Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was a smokey-voiced actress who had worked in show business for more than 20 years before gaining her widest attention as a gleefully tough Army captain in both the film (1980) and television (1981-83) versions of Private Benjamin. She was forced to leave the TV series when she was hit by a car and critically injured in Venice, CA. Without her, the series ended in 1983. Her mother was silent film star Regina "Jeanne" Menehan.

Eileen Brennan (September 1932 – July was a smokey-voiced actress who had worked in show business for more than 20 years before gaining her widest attention as a gleefully tough Army captain in both the film and television ve

Eileen Brennan’s 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In "Clue" My Heros. Oh my goodness she touched Mrs. Whites boob!

Eileen Brennan's 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In 'Clue'

The Oscar-nominated character actress, who passed away Sunday at 80 from bladder cancer, had a long and varied career in classics like The Sting, The Last Picture Show, and Private Benjamin.

Eileen Brennan 1932 - 2013 ( Age 80) Died from Bladder Cancer

2013 in film and TV : Eileen Brennan, American actress, died July of bladder cancer, at the age of 80

Eileen Brennan's 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In "Clue"

Eileen Brennan's 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In "Clue"

Eileen Brennan’s 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In "Clue"

Eileen Brennan's 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In "Clue"

The Oscar-nominated character actress, who passed away Sunday at 80 from bladder cancer, had a long and varied career in classics like The Sting, The Last Picture Show, and Private Benjamin.

Eileen Brennan’s 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In “Clue” - RIP Mrs. Peacock

Eileen Brennan's 15 Best Moments As Mrs. Peacock In 'Clue'

The Oscar-nominated character actress, who passed away Sunday at 80 from bladder cancer, had a long and varied career in classics like The Sting, The Last Picture Show, and Private Benjamin.

'Private Benjamin' actress Eileen Brennan dies at 80/

'Private Benjamin' actress Eileen Brennan dies

Eileen Brennan from Celebrity Deaths: 2013

Eileen Brennan from Celebrity Deaths: 2013's Fallen Stars

Eileen Brennan-Academy Award-nominated actress Eileen Brennan, known for roles in Private Benjamin and Clue, died on July 28 at her home in Burbank, Calif., after battling bladder cancer. She was 80 years old. The star -- who played Mrs. Peacock in Clue and also had roles in The Last Picture Show and The Sting -- is survived by her two sons, Sam and Patrick, two grandchildren, and a sister.

Celebrity Deaths in 2013: Stars We've Lost

Eileen Brennan (September 1932 – July Academy Award-nominated actress Eileen Brennan, known for roles in Private Benjamin and Clue, died on July 2013 after battling bladder cancer.

Eileen Brennan, actress known for her role in Private Benjamin (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013), dies from bladder cancer

Remembering actress Eileen Brennan (1932 – 2013)

Eileen Brennan, July 28, age 80: The "Private Benjamin" actress's battle with bladder cancer ended over the summer. Eileen, who launched her television career in the late '60s, earned an Oscar nomination for her role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in the 1980 film co-starring Goldie Hawn. She reprised her role in the CBS series from 1981 to 1983 -- and won an Emmy and a Golden Globe.BING: What horrible accident did she survive in 1982?FIND: How did the accident affect her permanently?SEARCH: Watch…

Year in Review: In Memoriam 2013

Eileen Brennan - Private Benjamin Directed by Howard Zieff Shown: Eileen Brennan - United States - Saturday July 1980

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