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Betty Hutton (I) (1921–2007)

Betty Hutton was born Elizabeth June Thornburg on February 26, 1921, in Battle Creek, Michigan. Two years later Betty's father decided that the family way of life wasn't for him, so he left (he committed suicide 16 years later). Having to fend for themselves, Mrs. Thornburg moved the family to Detroit to find work in the numerous auto factories ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
- Everybody Pays the Fare (1977) ... Velma
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Molly McConnell
- Bad Lady from Brookline (1965) ... Molly McConnell
 1964-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Rena Zito / Carlene Glory
- Who Killed the Thirteenth Clown? (1965) ... Rena Zito
- Who Killed 1/2 of Glory Lee? (1964) ... Carlene Glory
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Julia Dana
- The Glorious Days of the Used to Be (1964) ... Julia Dana
 1957 Spring Reunion
Margaret 'Maggie' Brewster
 1954 Satins and Spurs (TV Movie)
Cindy Smathers
 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Blossom 'Bloss' Seeley
 1952 Sailor Beware
Hetty Button (uncredited)
 1946 Cross My Heart
Peggy Harper
 1945 Hollywood Victory Caravan (Short)
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 1945 Duffy's Tavern
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 1944 Here Come the Waves
Susan / Rosemary Allison
 1944 Skirmish on the Home Front (Short)
Emily Average
 1943 Happy Go Lucky
Bubbles Hennessy
 1942 The Fleet's In
Bessie Dale
 1940 One for the Book (Short)
 1939 Public Jitterbug No. 1 (Short)
 1939 Three Kings and a Queen (Short)
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 1938 Queens of the Air (Short)
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Stage: Appeared in "Annie" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Musical Director / Dance Arrangements by Peter Howard. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Martin Charnin (also director). Book by Thomas Meehan. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Based on "Little Orphan Annie" by Harold Gray. "Little Orphan Annie" used by permission of ... See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 11 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Betty Jane Boyer | Betty Darling


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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I was a commodity, like a hot dog. It was like hot dogs and Betty Hutton. See more »


In 1974, began work as a cook and housekeeper at St Anthony's rectory in Provedence, Rhode Island. See more »


Lisp, breathless voice

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