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Imogene Coca (November 18, 1908 - June 2, 2001) was an American actress, best known as one of the stars of Your Show of Shows, as well as starring in The Admiral Broadway Revue, It's About Time and Grindl.

Coca appeared in numerous comedy and variety shows and specials, alongside celebrities such as Bob Hope, Andy Williams, Dean Martin, Carol Burnett, Jerry Lewis, Ed Sullivan and Dick Clark, as well as Your Show of Shows alumni Howard Morris, Sid Caesar and Carl Reiner. She also made appearances in shows such as The Brady Bunch, Mama's Family, What's My Line?, Hollywood Squares and The Shirley Temple Storybook (where she played Miss Clavel in an adaptation of Madeline). She voiced Princess Jane Klockenlocher in The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes.

In her later years, Coca played Letitia Primrose in the original Broadway version of On the Twentieth Century, Aunt Edna in National Lampoon's Vacation, the main character of the music video to "Bag Lady (I Wonder)" by Ēbn-Ōzn, the Cook in a 1985 adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, and the mother of Allyce Beasley's character in an episode of Moonlighting (which earned her her sixth Emmy nomination).

Coca won an Emmy award for Best Actress in 1951 and a Peabody Award for excellence in broadcasting in 1953.

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