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Betsy Palmer

Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 11/01/1926 († 88, 05/29/2015) | East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Betsy Palmer (born Patricia Betsy Hrunek; November 1, 1926 – May 29, 2015) was an American actress, known as a regular supporting movie and Broadway actress and television guest star, as a panelist on the game show I've Got a Secret, and later for playing Jason Voorhees' mother, Pamela Voorhees, in the slasher film Friday the 13th (1980). ()

Betsy Palmer (November 1, 1926 – May 29, 2015) was an American actress, best known as a regular panelist on the game show I've Got a Secret and later for playing Pamela Voorhees in the slasher film Friday the 13th.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Betsy Palmer

Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress

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Movies with Betsy Palmer as Actress(29)

as Bell Witch2007 Bell Witch: The Movie
as Trudie Tredwell2005 Penny Dreadful
as Grandmother1999 The Fear: Resurrection
as herself1995 James Dean and Me
as Aunt Mildred1992 Still Not Quite Human
as Hera1988 Goddess of Love
as Mrs. Pamela Voorhees (archive footage)1984 Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
as Ellie Fineman1981 Isabel's Choice
as Mrs. Pamela Voorhees1981 Friday the 13th Part 2
as Mrs. Voorhees1980 Friday the 13th
as herself1959 It Happened to Jane
as Anna Thrasher1959 The Last Angry Man
as Phyllis Carter / Lynn Stuart1958 The True Story of Lynn Stuart
as Nona Mayfield1957 The Tin Star
as Gloria1955 Death Tide
as Lt. Ann Girard1955 Mister Roberts
as Kitty Carter1955 The Long Gray Line
as Carol Lee Phillips1955 Queen Bee
as Ellen Morrison1953 Sentence of Death

TV Shows/Series with Betsy Palmer as Actress(17)


Full Name: Betsy Palmer
Born: Monday, 11/01 1926 (November) in East Chicago
Died: Friday, 05/29 2015 (May) in Danbury (aged: 88)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Educated at: DePaul University
Other names for Betsy Palmer (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Betsy Clark"
Betsy Palmer frequently works together with these people:
Harry Manfredini (13x, Crew)
Tom Savini (11x, Actor)
Ari Lehman (9x, Actor)
William Shatner (8x, Actor)
June Lockhart (8x, Actress)
Herb Edelman (8x, Actor)
Nina Foch (8x, Actress)
Victor Miller (8x, Crew)
Audra Lindley (8x, Actress)
Adrienne King (8x, Actress)
Marian Seldes (7x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:103374, Added: 06/23/2018, Last updated: 05/05/2021