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Betty Ford (1918–2011)

Betty Ford was born on April 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Elizabeth Ann Bloomer. She was an actress and writer, known for All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (1985), Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents (1996) and Inside the White House (1995). She was married to Gerald Ford and William C. Warren. She died on July 8, 2011 in Rancho Mirage,... See full bio »

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Served on the board of the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (1992-98) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Mrs. Betty Ford

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[on President Ford's engagement] He's a very shy man and he really didn't tell me he loved me. He just told me he'd like to marry me--I took him up on it immediately. See more »


She moved to Greenwich Village in New York City in 1938, where she studied dance with Martha Graham and joined her dance troupe. She was also a model on Seventh Avenue for John Robert Powers modeling agency. She returned to Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1941 where she was a fashion coordinator for a store where she worked as a teenage model. She also taught dance to underprivileged and disabled ... See more »

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