‘Benson’ Star Inga Swenson Dies at Age 90

BENSON, (from left): Robert Guillaume, Inga Swenson, 1979-1986.
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Inga Swenson, known for her role as German cook Gretchen Kraus in the sitcom Benson, has died at the age of 90.

According to reports, her son Mark says the actress died on July 23 of natural causes. Mark also says her husband, Lowell Harris, was with her at a board and care facility in Los Angeles when she died. Her health reportedly was on the decline for the past six months.

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