East Chicago, Indiana, USA
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Friday The 13th (1980) .... Mrs. Voorhees
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Betsy Palmer is probably best known for playing Jason Voorhees` mother in Friday the 13th (1980), but her career as an actress began many years before. Palmer was encouraged to play a young female officer co-starring with Jack Lemmon in Mister Roberts (1955) and in another war film the same year The Long Gray Line (1955). Throughout the late fifties, Palmer was recognized as a news reporter on "The Today Show on NBC" then became largely involved in television; from then on she remained in made for TV films and notable guest appearances, and then appearing in the 1980 hit horror film, Friday the 13th (1980), but continued on with television. Her film The Fear: Resurrection (1999) didn`t make much impact. Palmer today often spends her time at her home in Indiana. She apparently was offered the role of Jason Voorhees` mother in Jason X (2001) year, but turned it down and said to use her original footage from Friday the 13th (1980)
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Patricia Betsy Hrunek
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Betsy Palmer (November 1, 1926 – May 29, 2015) was an American actress, 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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passed away on 29th May 2015 aged 88. |||
Betsy Palmer passed away on 29th May 2015 aged 88. Her last relationship was when Dr. vincent j. Marandino and Betsy Palmer were divorced in 1971 after being married for 16 years.
Betsy Palmer had a daughter named Melissa.
Betsy Palmer is a 88 year old American Actress. Born Patricia Betsy Hrunek on 1st November, 1926 in East Chicago, Indiana, USA, she is famous for Friday The 13th (1980). . . . Mrs. Voorhees in a career that spans 1951–present. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Betsy Palmer was in an on-screen matchup with Howard Morris in Murder, She Wrote (1984).
Betsy Palmer is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Indiana and
American stage actresses.
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