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Full NameBeverly Root
First NameBeverly
Last NameRoot
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-wife
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
No Of Children2

Beverly Root is famous as the first wife of one of the veteran actors of Hollywood. She is the ex-wife of Gerald McRaney. He is also a television producer and director.

Major hit series of Gerald 

Gerald rose to prominence as Rick Simon from the significant hit series Simon & Simon, the show that ran from 1981 to 1989

Subsequently, he gave his second hit series Major Dad. He also produced the series. His next romantic family drama series This Is the US, earned him Prime Time Award and Gold Derby Award

Apart from his hit series, he has featured in movies such as Holiday Romance, Night of Bloody Horror, Hansel and Gretel, and The Brain Machine.

Marriage and divorce 

Beverly was married to Gerald in the year 1966. However, their marriage could not last long. They got divorced after five years of their marriage. 

They ended their marriage in the year 1971. After their divorce, Gerald re-married casting director Pat Moran in the year 1981

His second marriage was also a failure. 

Her ex-husband sustained lung cancer 

Gerald was diagnosed with lung cancer in the year 2004. By the grace of God, he was diagnosed at the early stage of Cancer. 

During his hunting trip in New Zealand, he had his knee blown. He was asked for a chest x-ray before the surgery. 

The slight sign was spotted from his report, which later proved to be the 1st stage of lung cancer. He fought the cancer battle by having his lung removed. 

Share two children 

From her marriage with Gerald, she shares two children. A daughter, Jessica, and a son, Angus McRaney. Her son Angus was born deaf.

Father of three children 

Gerald is a father of three children. Two from his first marriage with Beverly and one from his second marriage with Pat

His daughter Jessica was born in 1967, and his second daughter Kate was born in 1984. His children remain out of the Spotlight.

Successful third marriage 

Gerald and Delta first met in the year 1987 in one of the episodes of Simon & Simon, where she appeared as a guest. 

They dated briefly before walking down the aisle on 28th May 1989. Though Gerald's third marriage with the award-winning actress Delta Burke, it was her first marriage. 

They are in a marital bond for more than three decades. The love and commitment seem still fresh and pure. 

They together faced the tough times of their lives, which has made their relationship even stronger. 

Wedding picture of Gerald McRaney and his wife Delta Burke
Wedding picture of Gerald McRaney and his wife Delta Burke Source: Amazon

Fighting the battle of Diabetes

Delta was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at the age of 41. She went through weight fluctuations following depression.  

It was her loving husband who helped her fight the battle bravely. The weight never became an issue with him. 

As a responsible husband, he took care of her diet. They helped one another in fighting the battle of cancer and diabetes. 

Gerald McRaney and Delta at Emmy
Gerald McRaney and Delta at Emmy Source: People

 Net Worth

Beverly has managed to remain out of the Spotlight. Her net worth or source of income is not known. 

Her ex-husband, Gerald, has given more than five decades in the entertainment industry. 

He is the actor who excelled himself in every performance. He has amassed a decent amount of net income. His net worth as of now is:

 YearNet Worth 
Gerald McRaney2020$ 8 million 
Source: actor, director, and producer 


  1. Her date of birth is not disclosed.

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Updated On Tue Feb 23 2021 Published On Tue Nov 24 2020 By paper-boat

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