Betty Jean Hansen Profile

Betty Jean Hansen
Betty Jean Hansen
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(Benita Jean Pederson)
20 February 34 is born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Clarence and Stella Pederson
48 studies at Washington High School
2 October 48 wins the Stairway to Stardom competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota by singing 'Little White Lies'
? marries Glen Hansen Jr.
is employed at Western Surety Company
10 January 54 Herb Bechtold reports that "Betty turned down one offer to travel with a name band so she could stay near Hollywood. She has had screen tests at RKO and Universal Studios and was mentioned for a bit part in a picture starring Lisabeth Scott. She missed a chance for another bit part in one picture because she wasn't home last Saturday when the call came."
? competes in Miss Avalon and Miss 102
April 54 is crowned Miss Good Posture by the International Chiropractors Association
her measurements are reported as 35-23-35
22 May 54 competes for $10,000 on Beauty Pageant
10 August 55 says about her role in Daddy Long Legs (1955) that "we worked a week and a half to do a scene that lasts only 45 seconds."
4 April 57 makes her onstage debut at The Tropicana Hotel
10 March 58 marries Nat Brandwynne
11 April 58 her daughter, Alexandria is born

5 June 59 her daughter, Heather is born
15 November 60 her daughter, Bari is born

? marries Joseph W. Berman
15 February 04 dies in Las Vegas, Nevada
18 February 04 is interred at Woodlawn Cemetery
Argus-Leader, Los Angeles Mirror, Los Angeles Times, Alexandria Briare
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