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Betsy Jones-Moreland Profile

Betsy Jones-Moreland
Betsy Jones-Moreland
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(Mary Elizabeth Jones)
1 April 30 is born in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother hails from Virginia.
? attends school in Madison, New Jersey
? works in New York as a secretary and stenographer in the publicity department of Martin Stone, the producer of TV shows like "Howdy Doody" and "The Gabby Hayes Show."
? works for Philip Morris
? takes a acting classes at Carnegie Hall, New York
? becomes a showgirl at the Latin Quarter and is in The Solid Gold Cadillac on Broadway. On tour with that play, she goes to California.
? takes her mother’s maiden name of Moreland when she joins the acting union in Hollywood
July 55 is replaced by Beth Miller as the voluptuous model in The Solid Gold Cadillac
57 is on stage in Hollywood in A Streetcar Named Desire
May 58 is on stage at the new Valley Playhouse in Woodland Hills as the lead in The Country Girl
58 her co-stars Abby Dalton and Susan Cabot take her to the shore in a dangerous situation while filming The Saga of the Viking Girls
December 58 is on stage opposite Robert Casper at the Valley Playhouse as the lead in Tea and Sympathy
59 is off to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to film Last Woman on Earth and Creature from the Haunted Sea. The filming will prove a disaster.
July 60 columnist Mike Connolly reports her starring in the Hollywood Players Ring production of Dark at the Top of the Stairs
tests as a regular in Pat O’Brien’s news series, “Harrigan and Son”
July 69 breaks her ankle during the opening scene of an “Ironside” segment. She performs the rest of the episode with that injury.
90s forms a non-profit organization to help animals
97 resides at 2665 Strozier Avenue, El Monte, California 91733-2021
29 - 30 July 00 attends the Classic Film Fest at the Hyatt Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia, along with Yvonne Monlaur, Linda Harrison, Veronica Carlson, and Margaret O’Brien, amongst others
1 May 06 as Mary E. Jones, she dies at age 76 in South El Monte, California
Sources:
Attack of the Monster Movie Makers by Tom Weaver, Oakland Tribune, Van Nuys News, Independent Star News, www.Ancestry.com
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