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Betty Jane Watson (1921–2016)

Cousin of Jean Stapleton. Daughter of James R. Watson and Elizabeth Jane Stapleton Watson. Attended Lincoln Junior High School, Rockford, Illinois. Studied voice at the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, Illinois. She made her Broadway debut in 1944 when she succeeded Joan Roberts in the role of "Laurey" in "Oklahoma!". She toured in the ... See full bio »


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Winner Take All
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Suspense Actress


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 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
- See No Evil (1953)
 1951 Winner Take All (TV Series)
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 1949 The Morey Amsterdam Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.7 (1949) ... Herself
 1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.11 (1948) ... Herself

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She acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!," at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Harold Keel, Dorothea MacFarland, Walter Donahue, Mary Marlo, Marek Windheim, Henry Clarke, and Wm. J. McCarthy in the cast. See more »

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Cousin of Jean Stapleton.

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