Aneta Corsaut was an English actress and writer who became popular for her role of Helen Crump in the situational comedy show The Andy Griffith Show from 1963 to 1968. She had recurring roles on the TV series Mayberry R.F.D. and Matlock and appeared in episodes of the TV series Days of Our Lives. The veteran actress died at the age of 62, in 1995; she was never married and had no children.
Born Aneta Louise Corsaut on November 3, 1933, in Hutchinson, KS, she shares the birth sign of Scorpio. She was an American by nationality and belonged to a white ethnic group.
Corsaut was the daughter of Jesse Harrison Corsaut and Opal J. Corsaut. There is no information regarding her siblings.
Regarding her education, she attended Northwestern University to study drama. Also, she studied acting with the legendary acting coach Lee Strasberg.
Later, she dropped out in the middle of her course to pursue her acting career though she continued to take courses at UCLA.
On November 6, 1995, Aneta Corsaut died of cancer in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, just three days after her 62nd birthday. She was subsequently interred at the North Hollywood, Los Angeles, Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.
Corsaut never got married and had any children.
However, it was rumored that the actress was married to Andy Griffith where she exchanged vows with the main character of the show The Andy Griffith Show’ which was being played by her supposed husband, Griffith.
Corsaut, at the time of her death, estimated to have a net worth of about $3 million, as per to celebrity net worth. She has collected a huge amount from her career.
Corsaut began her acting career with an appearance in the anthology television series ‘Producers’ Showcase’ in 1955. She made her film debut alongside the legendary actor Steve McQueen in the iconic independent horror movie ‘The Blob’ in 1958.
In addition, she portrayed the character of ‘Jane Martin’. The movie was a mega success at the box office, earning over $4 million with a budget of $110,000.
Also, she appeared in other popular shows like ‘Adam-12’ as ‘Judy’, ‘The Runaways’ as ‘Shirley Grady’, ‘House Calls’ as ‘Head Nurse Bradley’ (recurring role). In 1992, her last appearance was in the legal drama series ‘Matlock’ as ‘Judge Cynthia Justin’.