20 wins & 12 nominations.
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(1980s) TV commercials: High Point Decaffeinated Coffee.
2 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
8 Interviews |
17 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Harriet Belinda | Betty Jean Perske
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
I put my career in second place throughout both my marriages and it suffered. I don't regret it. You make choices. If you want a good marriage, you must pay attention to that. If you want to be independent, go ahead. You can't have it all.
Her appearance on a cover of Harper's Bazaar magazine at 18 years of age led to her first film role; she was spotted by the wife of director Howard Hawks
, who gave her a screen test and cast her in To Have and Have Not
(1944). The role was actually based on and named for Hawks' wife at that time, Nancy Gross "Slim" Hawks. She repeated this "tribute" in Ready to Wear
(1994), produced just a short ...
Her thick New York City accent