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Angela Bettis Biography

Birth Name:
Angela Marie Bettis
Birth Place:
Austin, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Ran cross country in Texas and competed at the state level
  • Made her film debut as the lead in the 1994 romantic tragedy Sparrow directed by Franco Zeffirelli
  • Starred as Abigail Williams in a production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible on Broadway with Laura Linney and Liam Neeson in 2002
  • Has worked frequently with director Lucky McKee, most famously in May in which she played the title character
  • Won the Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress in 2002 for Lucky McKee's May


  • Joseph Bettis -- Brother
  • Kevin Ford -- Ex-husband
  • Richard Joseph Bettis -- Father
  • Mary Lyn Guthrie -- Mother