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Ivy Bethune (1918–2019)

Ivy Bethune was born on June 1, 1918 in Sevastopol, Russia as Ivy Vigder. She was an actress, known for Back to the Future (1985), Get Smart (2008) and Will to Die (1971). She was married to Stuart Lancaster and William Charles Bethune. She died on July 19, 2019 in Woodland Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Back to the Future Ma Peabody
Get Smart Russian Mother


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 2010 Kissing Strangers
Bartender (Mom)
 2008 Get Smart
Russian Mother
 2005 It Can Always Get Worse (Short)
 2001 Totally Blonde
 1991 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Sister Mary Francis
- Seer of Love (1991) ... Sister Mary Francis
 1991 Scissors
Female Dog Walker
 1991 The Flash (TV Series)
Old Woman
- Tina, Is That You? (1991) ... Old Woman
 1990 Turner & Hooch (TV Movie)
Mrs. Miller
 1989 Goodnight, Sweet Marilyn
Ruby Kirshner
 1988 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
- When The Bough Breaks (1988) ... Duana
 1986 News at Eleven (TV Movie)
Mrs. Ferguson
 1986 Misfits of Science (TV Series)
- The Avenging Angel (1986) ... Heddy
 1985 The Man with One Red Shoe
Female Patient
 1985 Back to the Future
Ma Peabody
 1985 Otherworld (TV Series)
Obnoxious Woman
- I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar (1985) ... Obnoxious Woman
 1985 Walking the Edge
Mrs. Johnson
 1983 Eyes of Fire
 1983 AfterMASH (TV Series)
Violet Mesick
- September of '53/Together Again (1983) ... Violet Mesick
 1983 CHiPs (TV Series)
Mrs. Winston
- Hot Date (1983) ... Mrs. Winston
 1982 CBS Afternoon Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Shooting (1982) ... Woman
 1982 Wrong Is Right
 1981-1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Miss Tuttle
- The First Miracle: Part 2 (1982) ... Miss Tuttle
- The First Miracle: Part 1 (1982) ... Miss Tuttle
- Eighty-Eight Keys to Happiness (1982) ... Miss Tuttle
- Graduation (1982) ... Miss Tuttle
- The Ghost of Gold Hill (1981) ... Miss Tuttle
 1981 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
- Harts Under Glass (1981) ... Maid
 1981 Dark Night of the Scarecrow (TV Movie)
Mrs. Hocker
 1981 Callie & Son (TV Movie)
Mrs. Carver
 1981 Stand by Your Man (TV Movie)
Clara Jones
 1981 This House Possessed (TV Movie)
 1980 Haywire (TV Movie)
Emily (uncredited)
 1979 Goldie and the Boxer (TV Movie)
Second Matron
 1979 Friendships, Secrets and Lies (TV Movie)
Miss Brenner - the librarian
 1978 I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Foreign Woman
 1978 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Miss Jacobs
- Quo Vadis? (1978) ... Miss Jacobs
 1978 Nowhere to Run (TV Movie)
Mrs. Schneider
 1977 The Waltons (TV Series)
The Landlady
- The Milestone (1977) ... The Landlady
 1977 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Miss Cuttler
- Angel Baby (1977) ... Miss Cuttler
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
- Henhouse (1977) ... Waitress
 1977 The Death of Richie (TV Movie)
Woman at Regal Burger
 1976 Emergency! (TV Series)
- Not Available (1976) ... May
 1976 Goodbye, Norma Jean
Ruby Kirshner
 1975 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Alice Harper
- Plague (1975) ... Alice Harper
 1974 The Legend of Earl Durand
Mrs. Durand
 1973 Of Men and Women (TV Movie) (segment "Margie Passes")
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
- An Inalienable Right to Die (1972) ... Spectator
 1972 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Jennie McCoy
- King of the Mountain (1972) ... Jennie McCoy
 1971 Will to Die
 1969 Mannix (TV Series)
- Return to Summer Grove (1969) ... Nurse
 1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Sheriff's wife
- The Thin Edge (1969) ... Sheriff's wife
 1968 Insight (TV Series)
 1966 That Girl (TV Series)
Woman Customer
- Goodbye, Hello, Goodbye (1966) ... Woman Customer
 1965 Diamond Jim: Skulduggery in Samantha (TV Movie)
Mrs. Fletcher
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Letty (1974) / Nurse Blake (1975)
 1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Mrs. Frye
- The Case of the 12th Wildcat (1965) ... Mrs. Frye
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
The Nurse
- Consider Her Ways (1964) ... The Nurse
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Miss Thorsen
- The Duplicate Man (1964) ... Miss Thorsen
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Abigail (1987)
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
Nurse Brubek
- Whatsoever House I Enter (1963) ... Nurse Brubek
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
Mrs. Martin
- The Lottery (1960) ... Mrs. Martin
 1949-1950 The Big Story (TV Series)
The Maid
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She is the daughter of Sonia (Sobol) and Irving Vigder. Her family is Russian Jewish. See more »

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