Death of Jane Wyatt

August 12, 1910 - October 20, 2006
Los Angeles, California | Age 96

'Father Knows Best' actress Jane Wyatt dies at 96
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Jane Wyatt, the lovely, serene actress who for six years on "Father Knows Best" was one of TV's favorite moms, has died, her publicist said Sunday. She was 96.

Wyatt died Friday in her sleep of natural causes at her Bel-Air home, according to publicist Meg McDonald. Her death also was confirmed by Bernard Johnson of the funeral home Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy Funeral Directors.

Wyatt had a successful film career in the 1930s and '40s, notably as Ronald Colman's...

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