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Betsy Aidem


Betsy Aidem was born on October 28, 1957 in East Meadow, Long Island, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Irrational Man (2015), Margaret (2011) and The Americans (2013). She was previously married to William Fichtner. See full bio »

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Known For

Irrational Man Jill's Mother
(2015)
Margaret Abigail
(2011)
The Americans Kendall
(2013)

Filmography

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  Arbor Day (post-production)
Gertie Motaro
 2017-2021 Bull (TV Series)
Margaret 'Maggie' Haldane / Gwen Kinsey
- Better Angels (2021) ... Margaret 'Maggie' Haldane
- No Good Deed (2017) ... Gwen Kinsey
 2000-2021 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Sloane / Mrs. Brecker
- Sightless in a Savage Land (2021) ... Dr. Sloane
- The Burden of Our Choices (2019) ... Dr. Sloane
- Exile (2018) ... Dr. Sloane
- No Surrender (2017) ... Dr. Sloane
- Depravity Standard (2015) ... Dr. Sloane
 2019 Chemistry of Mood (Short)
Mother
 2019 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Della Whitmore
- The Third Estate (No. 136) (2019) ... Della Whitmore
 2018 A Vigilante
Andrea Shaund
 2018 Aeris (Short)
Valerie
 2017 The Greatest Showman
Mrs. Carlyle
 2017 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Karen Bayley
- Flaming Hot Cheetos, Literally (2017) ... Karen Bayley
 2017 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Nancy Mitchell
- The Seventh Floor (2017) ... Nancy Mitchell
 2017 The Show About the Show
University Administrator #1
 2017 The Sounding
Police Chief Phyllis
 2016 Larchmont
Anne Burch
 2016 The Show About the Show (TV Series)
- Fan Mail (2016)
 2016/II Detours
Darlene
 2015 Lightning Bugs in a Jar (Short)
Farrah
 2015 Irrational Man
Jill's Mother
 2015 James White
Woman #2
 2014 Helberger in Paradise (Short)
Cindy Helberger
 2014 Intimate Semaphores
Cindy (segment "Helberger in Paradise")
 2013 The Americans (TV Series)
Kendall
- Covert War (2013) ... Kendall
- Safe House (2013) ... Kendall
 2012 The Big C (TV Series)
Brandi
- Fly Away (2012) ... Brandi
 2012 Smash (TV Series)
Guidance Counselor
- The Movie Star (2012) ... Guidance Counselor
 2012 Arbitrage
Vogler's Secretary
 2011/I Margaret
Abigail
 2011 The Oranges
Anne Allen
 2011 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Doctor
- Mutha (2011) ... Doctor
 2011 Mr. Popper's Penguins
Tavern Hostess
 2011 The Bleeding House
Marilyn
 2010 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Carolyn
- Caregiver (2010) ... Carolyn
 2009 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Megan Lowrey
- Unprepared (2009) ... Judge Megan Lowrey
 2009/I Motherhood
Jordan's Mom
 2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Mrs. Phillips
- Legacy (2008) ... Mrs. Phillips
 2007 The Attic (Video)
Ms. Kettering
 2005 Confess
Julia Bradford
 2005 Winter Passing
Nurse
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Judge Lynn Polsky
- Boys Will Be Boys (2005) ... Judge Lynn Polsky
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Emily Constantini
- Lamentation on the Reservation (2004) ... Emily Constantini
 2003 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
- Mad About You (2003)
 2003 The West Wing (TV Series)
Libby Lapham
- The Long Goodbye (2003) ... Libby Lapham
 2002 People I Know
Talia Greene
 2002 Far from Heaven
Pool Mother
 2000 Maze
Lydia
 1993-2000 Law & Order (TV Series)
Pauline Brecker / Kay Brant / Sharon Kirk
- Entitled (2000) ... Pauline Brecker
- Nullification (1997) ... Kay Brant
- Volunteers (1993) ... Sharon Kirk
 2000 You Can Count on Me
Minister
 1999 Music of the Heart
Mrs. Lamb
 1998 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Susan
- The Baby Shower (1998) ... Susan
 1996 The High Life (TV Series)
Irene Holloway
- Army Buddies (1996) ... Irene Holloway
- Union (1996) ... Irene Holloway
- Vending Machine (1996) ... Irene Holloway
- Funeral (1996) ... Irene Holloway
- Bowling (1996) ... Irene Holloway
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
Lara O'Donnell
- New York News (1995) ... Lara O'Donnell
 1995 Nine Months
Gail's Nurse
 1995 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Jean
- Notes for My Daughter (1995) ... Jean
 1993 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Renee Pendergast
- Oscar, Meyer, Weiner (1993) ... Renee Pendergast
 1993 Moon Over Miami (TV Series)
Lauren Eisley
- Black River Bride (1993) ... Lauren Eisley
 1993 Class of '96 (TV Series)
Prof. Helen Mirolla
- Bright Smoke, Cold Fire (1993) ... Prof. Helen Mirolla
 1992 Fool's Fire (TV Movie)
Lady Angela
 1989 See You in the Morning
Larry's Sister-in-Law
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Nancy
- Dottie (1987) ... Nancy
 1985 Kojak: The Belarus File (TV Movie)
Elissa Barak
 1982 A Little Sex
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Besty Aidem

Spouse:

William Fichtner  (divorced)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Originated the role of "Shelby" in the very first New York production of "Steel Magnolias." The role was later played by Julia Roberts in the film version. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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