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Betty Gabriel Biography

Birth Place:
Washington, D.C., United States

Fast Facts

  • Was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Hyattsville, Maryland
  • Moved to Chicago to become a modern dancer after graduating from Iowa State University
  • Performed as an actor and dancer at the Steppenwolf and Victory Gardens theaters before pursuing a degree from the Juilliard School
  • Was on vacation when she was invited to audition for the 2017 horror film Get Out and sent in her interview tape from the mountains of Cusco, Peru
  • Studied Elsa Lanchester's performance in 1935's Bride of Frankenstein in preparation for her role in Get Out