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Betta St. John

Born in Hawthorne, California in 1929, the former Betty Striegler entered pictures as a juvenile. She made her film debut at age 10 in the unbilled role of a little girl who sings Marlene Dietrich's song "Little Joe" in the classic western Destry Rides Again (1939). She appeared in an Our Gang short and had another unbilled role in Jane Eyre (1943)... See full bio »
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 1965 The Third Man (TV Series)
- Members Only: Part 2 (1965) ... Sara
- Members Only: Part 1 (1965) ... Sara
 1960 Rendezvous (TV Series)
Maria Carmona
 1960 Tarzan the Magnificent
Fay Ames
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Josephine Santino
- The Santino Case (1960) ... Josephine Santino
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Princess Toma
- The Princess (1960) ... Princess Toma
 1959 H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (TV Series)
Toni Trent / Terry Trent
- The Decoy (1959) ... Toni Trent / Terry Trent
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Frances McCulloch
- Proud Passage (1959) ... Frances McCulloch
 1958 Corridors of Blood
 1958 The Snorkel
Jean Edwards
 1957 High Tide at Noon
 1957 Tarzan and the Lost Safari
Diana Penrod
 1955-1957 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Joan / Patricia / Peg Hardy
- The Best Man (1957) ... Joan
- Pitfall (1955) ... Patricia
- Honeymoon Deferred (1955) ... Peg Hardy
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
- The Red Geranium (1956)
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Martha Crane
- The Texas Affair (1956) ... Martha Crane
 1955 Alias John Preston
Sally Sandford
 1955 The Naked Dawn
Maria Lopez
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
- Behind the Mask (1955) ... Laura
 1954 The Law vs. Billy the Kid
Nita Maxwell
 1954 The Student Prince
Princess Johanna
 1954 The Saracen Blade
Lady Iolanthe Rogliano
 1954 Dangerous Mission
Mary Tiller
 1953 All the Brothers Were Valiant
Native Girl
 1953 The Robe
 1953 Dream Wife
 1943 Jane Eyre
Girl (uncredited)
 1941 Lydia
Blind Orphan (uncredited)
 1940 Waldo's Last Stand (Short)
Tap Dancer (as Betty Jean Striegler)
 1939 Destry Rides Again
Singing Girl in Wagon (uncredited)
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Betty Jean Striegler


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In 1999, Betta, along with the rest of the remaining original cast, attended the 50th anniversary of "South Pacific" in New York. See more »

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