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Betsy Palmer

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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Nov 1, 1926 In East Chicago, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Candid Camera 1948-08-10
Latest Project:
Movie Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th 2013-09-13
Known For
Poster of Return to Crystal Lake: Making 'Friday the 13th'
Poster of Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Poster of Friday the 13th Part 2
Poster of Friday the 13th
Movie Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Herself - 'Mrs. Voorhees' 2013-09-13
Movie His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th Herself 2010-04-20
Movie A Friday the 13th Reunion Self 2009-02-03
Movie Into the Pit: The Shocking Story of Herself 2009-08-09
Movie Bell Witch: The Movie Bell Witch 2007-09-01
Movie Betsy Palmer: A Scream Queen Legend Herself 2006-08-15
Movie Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Self 2006-10-13
Movie Penny Dreadful Trudie Tredwell 2005-10-15
Movie The Friday the 13th Chronicles Herself 2004-10-05
Movie Return to Crystal Lake: Making 'Friday the 13th' Herself 2003-10-24
Movie Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star Herself 2002-08-01
Movie The Fear: Resurrection Grandmother 1999-10-05
Series Just Shoot Me! Unknown 1997-03-04
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie James Dean and Me Herself 1995-01-01
Movie Still Not Quite Human Aunt Mildred 1992-01-01
Movie Goddess of Love Hera 1988-11-20
Movie Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter Pamela Voorhees (archive footage) 1984-04-13
Series Charles in Charge Unknown 1984-10-03
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Series T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Newhart Unknown 1982-10-02
Movie Friday the 13th Part 2 Pamela Voorhees 1981-05-01
Movie Isabel's Choice Ellie Fineman 1981-12-16
Movie Friday the 13th Mrs. Voorhees 1980-05-09
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Series CHiPs Herself (uncredited) 1977-09-15
Series The Love Boat Millicent Holton 1977-09-24
Series Columbo Martha Lamarr 1971-09-15
Movie It Happened to Jane Betsy Palmer 1959-05-24
Movie The Last Angry Man Anna Thrasher 1959-10-22
Movie The True Story of Lynn Stuart Phyllis Carter / Lynn Stuart 1958-03-03
Movie The Tin Star Nona Mayfield 1957-10-23
Movie The Red, White and Blue Line Self 1955-06-01
Movie Death Tide Gloria 1955-01-25
Movie The Long Gray Line Kitty Carter 1955-02-09
Movie Mister Roberts Ann Girard 1955-07-10
Movie Queen Bee Carol Lee Phillips 1955-11-07
Series Inner Sanctum Unknown 1954-01-09
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Sentence of Death Ellen Morrison 1953-08-17
Series I've Got a Secret Panelist 1952-06-19
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series What's My Line? Self - Panelist 1950-02-02
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Candid Camera 1948-08-10
Series Studio One Ellen Morrison 1948-11-07
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03