Rita Bennett was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Bennett began her career with a role in the drama "Shame, Shame, Everybody Knows Her Name" (1970) with Karen Carlson. Bennett was nominated for an Outstanding Individual Achievement - Special Class Primetime Emmy Award for "The Diary of Anne Frank" in 1981. Bennett next focused her career on film, appearing in the Roy Scheider adaptation "All That Jazz" (1979). Later in her career, Bennett acted in the dramatic biopic "Raging Bull" (1980) with Robert De Niro.