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Betsy von Furstenberg (1931–2015)

This elegant, ladylike 50s Broadway star was born in Neheim-Hüsten, Germany on August 16, 1931, the daughter of Count Franz-Egon von Fürstenberg and his wife Elizabeth (Johnson). A lady of privilege, Betsy moved to America growing up and attended Miss Hewitt's Classes and New York Tutoring School. With designs on acting, she prepared for the ... See full bio »

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Known For

As the World Turns
As the World Turns Lisa Miller Hughes Eldridge Shea Colman McColl #3 (1983-1984)
One Step Beyond
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Laura Gild / Thelma
Women Without Names
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 1980 Another World (TV Series)
Duchess of Essex
- Episode #1.4143 (1980) ... Duchess of Essex
 1973 Bachelor-at-Law (TV Movie)
Gloria Farrell
 1972 Your Money or Your Wife (TV Movie)
Jill Bennett
 1970 Loving
Grace's aunt (uncredited)
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
Stephanie Van Buren
- The Candidate: Part 5 (1963) ... Stephanie Van Buren
- The Candidate: Part 4 (1963) ... Stephanie Van Buren
- The Candidate: Part 3 (1963) ... Stephanie Van Buren
- The Candidate: Part 2 (1963) ... Stephanie Van Buren
- The Candidate (1963) ... Stephanie Van Buren
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Brenda Moran
- The Last Illusion (1963) ... Brenda Moran
 1962 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
- Tonight in Samarkand (1962) ... Therese
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Dani Baxter
- The Big Surf (1960) ... Dani Baxter
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Susan Jerome
- The Machine Calls It Murder (1960) ... Susan Jerome
 1960 Buick-Electra Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Fifth Column (1960)
 1960 The Fifth Column (TV Movie)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Crime of Passion (1959) ... Jessica
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- Reunion (1959) ... Helga
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- Trouble-in-Law (1959) ... Mimi
 1958-1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Thelma / Laura Gild
- The Diamond Necklace (1959) ... Thelma
- Disappearing Trick (1958) ... Laura Gild
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Word from a Sealed-Off Box (1958) ... Lisa
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Isabel Westrope
- Girl from Piccadilly (1958) ... Isabel Westrope (as Betsy Von Furstenberg)
 1955-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Lady Essex
- The King's Bounty (1955) ... Lady Essex
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Lisa Miller Hughes Eldridge Shea Colman McColl #3 (1983-1984)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Niele Neeves (1973-1974)
 1953 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- Gran'ma Rebel (1953)
 1953 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
- No Scar (1953)
 1953 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Effie Carr
- The Checkerboard Heart (1953) ... Effie Carr
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- Second Threshold (1951)
 1951 Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre (TV Series)
- Follow Fat Flora (1951)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
- Julie (1951) ... Ann
 1950 Women Without Names
Boshe the Girl from Munich (as Betsy Furstenberg)
Show Show Self (7 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Child of Fortune. Drama. Written by Guy Bolton. Based on "The Wings of the Dove" by Henry James. Scenic Design and Lighting by Robert O'Hearn. Directed by Jed Harris. Royale Theatre: 13 Nov 1956- 1 Dec 1956 (23 performances). Cast: Bert Bertram (as "Bennett"), Anthony Di Palazzo (as "Eugenio"), Stafford Dickens (as "Sir Luke ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Betsy Furstenberg | Betsy Von Furstenberg

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In 2004, she chaired the benefit "Love 'N Courage" for the Theater for the New City's Emerging Playwrights Program. See more »

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