Alice Pearce was born in New York, New York on October 16, 1917. She had a variety show in 1949 called "The Alice Pearce Show". In 1964, she played Miss Fuzzibee in "The Disorderly Orderly"; later that year, she played Gladys Kravitz on "Bewitched". She left the show after she learned that she had ovarian cancer. The illness proved to be terminal on March 3, 1966. She was 48 years old.