1. Early Life
Myrna Belle Eigenberg was born on July 1, 1930, in Brooklyn, New York. Her parents, Joseph and Sarah Eigenberg, were both immigrants from Russia. Myrna has two older brothers, Harold and Leonard. She was raised in a Jewish household and attended public schools in Brooklyn. Myrna graduated from high school in 1948 and then attended college at the City College of New York. She graduated with a degree in sociology in 1952.
Myrna married her husband, Stanley, in 1953. The couple had two children together, Steven and Wendy. They divorced in 1963. Myrna then married her second husband, Joel, in 1965. The couple had one child together, Adam. They divorced in 1985.
Myrna has worked as a social worker and a teacher. She has also been active in the Jewish community. Myrna currently lives in New York City.
Myrna Belle Eigenberg was born on December 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Her father, Irving Eigenberg, was a civil engineer, and her mother, Sylvia Eigenberg, was a homemaker. Myrna has three older siblings: Mindy, Steven, and Gregg. She is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Myrna attended Midwood High School and graduated in 1984. She then went on to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in 1988.
After college, Myrna began her career as a fashion designer. She worked for various companies, including Liz Claiborne and Anne Klein. In 1995, she launched her own clothing line, Belle by Myrna.
Myrna’s designs have been featured in magazines such as Elle, Vogue, and Harper’s Bazaar. In addition to her work in fashion, she has also dabbled in acting. She has appeared in the television series Sex and the City and in the film The Devil Wears Prada.
Myrna is currently married to her husband, Michael, and they have two children together.
3. Personal Life
Myrna Belle Eigenberg was born on November 1, 1922, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Her parents were Isaac Eigenberg and Anna Eigenberg. Myrna has two siblings, an older sister named Ruth and a younger brother named Harold.
Myrna attended Central High School in Philadelphia and then went on to study at the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated with a degree in economics in 1944. After college, Myrna worked as a purchasing agent for a chemical company.
In her free time, Myrna enjoyed reading, playing tennis, and spending time with her family and friends. Myrna was a lifelong Democrat and an active member of her synagogue.
Myrna Belle Eigenberg passed away on March 6, 2018, at the age of 95. She is survived by her two children, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
4. Death and Legacy
Myrna Belle Eigenberg was born on December 28, 1916, in Brooklyn, New York, to Russian Jewish immigrants. She was the youngest of four children. Her siblings were all older than her and her parents were very strict. Eigenberg did not have a happy childhood and she was often beaten by her father. She was also sexually abused by her older brother. When she was 18, she left home and never looked back.
Eigenberg started working as a secretary and then as an actress. She appeared in several Broadway plays and had a small role in the movie “The Lost Weekend.” She met her future husband, Ben Gazzara, while they were both working on a play. They were married for 60 years until his death in 2012.
Eigenberg’s most famous role was on the television show “The Honeymooners.” She played the role of Alice Kramden, the long-suffering wife of Ralph Kramden (played by Jackie Gleason). The show was a huge success and Eigenberg became a household name. She continued to work in television and movies throughout her career.
Eigenberg died on August 24, 2013, at the age of 96. She was survived by her two daughters and three grandchildren.