Bird was orphaned young and made a career as an entertainer, first in vaudeville, and later in theater/cabaret, television, and movies.
She is credited on the Internet Movie Database with an appearance in a 1921 movie, but it is not clear if this is accurate. Otherwise, she broke into movies in 1950. Her last film appearance was in 1995.
She was married to Edwin Sellen, who died in 1966, by whom she had 3 children.
She died in 2002 in Granada Hills, California at the age of 94 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
Billie Bird Facts
|Birthday||February 28, 1908|
|Birthplace||Pocatello, Idaho, USA|
|Date of death||November 27, 2002 (age 94)|
|Dennis the Menace|
|One Crazy Summer|
|Barefoot in the Park|
|Ernest Saves Christmas|
|Police Academy 6: City Under Siege|
|Half a Hero|