Betsy Palmer

  • Birth Name: Patricia Betsy Hrunek
  • Birth Place: East Chicago, Indiana, United States
  • Died: May 29, 2015
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Debuted on Broadway in 1955 in The Grand Prize alongside June Lockhart and Tom Poston.
  • Was a regular panelist on the CBS game show I’ve Got a Secret from 1955 to '67.
  • Took her famous role of Pamela Voorhees in the 1980 slasher film Friday the 13th in order to pay for a new car.
  • Last returned to Northwest Indiana in April 2005 to perform for charity in a Munster High School production of Love Letters.
  • Was inducted to Northwest Indiana's South Shore Wall of Legends in December 2013.

Relationships

  • Vincent R. Hrunek — Father
  • Vincent Marandino — Ex-husband
  • Missy Merandino — Daughter
  • Marie L. Hrunek — Mother

College

  • The Theatre School at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, United States (BFA, Acting)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Patricia Betsy Hrunek
  • Birth Place: East Chicago, Indiana, United States
  • Died: May 29, 2015
  • Profession: Actor