Orson Bean

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Orson Bean

Bean in 1965
Born Dallas Frederick Burrows
July 22, 1928 (1928-07-22) (age 86)
Burlington, Vermont, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1952–present
Spouse Jacqueline deSibour (1956–1962), 1 child
Carolyn Maxwell (1965–1981),
3 children
Alley Mills (1993-present)

Orson Bean (born July 22, 1928) is an American actor. He appeared on televised game shows in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, including being a long-time panelist on the television game show To Tell the Truth. He is also known for his role as Roy Bender on Desperate Housewives.

Early life[change | change source]

Bean was born on July 22, 1928 in Burlington, Vermont. He studied at Harvard College and at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.

Personal life[change | change source]

Bean was married to Jacqueline deSibour from 1956 until they divorced in 1962. They had one child. Then he was married to Carolyn Maxwell from 1965 until they divorced in 1981. They had three children. Then he was married to Alley Mills since 1993.

Books[change | change source]

Recordings[change | change source]

  • At the Hungry i (1959 Fantasy UFAN 7009), comedy
  • I Ate the Baloney (1969 Columbia CS 9743), comedy

Other websites[change | change source]