Nora Denney (September 3, 1927 - November 20, 2005), also known as Dodo Denney, was an American stage, television, and film actress. One of her most notable roles was as Mrs. Teevee in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder and Jack Albertson. She was initially the producers' second choice behind Jean Stapleton who did the pilot for All in the Family instead.

Denney died of cancer on November 20, 2005 at her home in Crestline, California.


  • Her sons Dix and John are the founders of the Los Angeles based punk band, The Weirdos.
  • She started her career on the local Missouri TV played Marilyn the Witch on "The Witching Hour".
  • According to the actors' commentary on "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory" DVD, Mrs. Denney is now retired in the Kansas City area (August 2001).

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