Maureen Arthur first husband: Who was George Weilder?

Maureen Arthur, the TV, film and stage actress best known for her role of dim-witted Hedy La Rue in the 1967 musical-comedy, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” died June 15.

Maureen Arthur

Maureen Arthur died Wednesday of natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills after a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease, her brother Gerald told The Hollywood Reporter.

Maureen Arthur was once married to George Weilder.

Who was George Weilder?

George Weilder was the first husband of Maureen Arthur

George William Weidler, born on January 11, 1926, in Los Angeles, California was an American saxophonist and songwriter..

Maureen Arthur first husband
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He was the second husband of singer-actress Doris Day (married 1946–1949) and older brother of former child actress Virginia Weidler.

Weidler then married singer and actress Maureen Arthur (born 1934) on December 5, 1957 in Las Vegas; the marriage ended in divorce in 1970.

Weidler then married Barbara C. Heussenstam (born 1923) on June 21, 1971, in Los Angeles; they remained married until his death in 1989 at age 63.