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Betty DeGeneres

Betty DeGeneres was born on May 20, 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She is an actress, known for I Can't Marry You (2004), E! True Hollywood Story (1996) and Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003). She is married to Roy Gruessendorf. She was previously married to Elliot DeGeneres. See full bio »
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 2002 The Ellen Show (TV Series)
Lady in restaurant
- Just the Duck (2002) ... Lady in restaurant (uncredited)
 1997 Ellen (TV Series)
Woman at Airport / Woman at Party
- The Puppy Episode: Part 1 (1997) ... Woman at Airport (uncredited)
- Makin' Whoopie (1997) ... Woman at Party (uncredited)
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 2006-2012 Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 12 September 2012 (2012) ... Herself (uncredited)
- Episode dated 19 May 2006 (2006) ... Herself
- Episode dated 12 May 2006 (2006) ... Herself
- Episode dated 24 February 2006 (2006) ... Herself
 2010 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Mother
- Ellen DeGeneres (2010) ... Herself - Mother
 2010 Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (TV Series)
- Kathy Goes to Washington (2010) ... Herself
 2004 I Can't Marry You (Documentary)
Herself - Narrator
 2004 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Ellen Degeneres (2004) ... Herself
 1995 Ellen (TV Series)
- Salad Days (1995) ... Herself (uncredited)

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TV commercial (PSA): Appeared in a commercial for the Human Rights Campaign Fund.

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