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Encyclopedia > Betty Field
Actress Betty Field (1947) photo taken by Carl Van Vechten
Actress Betty Field (1947) photo taken by Carl Van Vechten

Betty Field (February 8, 1913 - September 13, 1973) was an American film and stage actress. Image File history File links Betty_Field. ... Image File history File links Betty_Field. ... Photographic self-portrait by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


Field was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1913 (although her year of birth was for many years given as 1918, including at [1]), and began her acting career on the London stage in She Loves Me. Boston is a town and small port c. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the remainder of this article may require cleanup. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ...


She returned to the United States and appeared in several stage successes, before making her film debut in 1939.


Her role as Mae, the only female character, in Of Mice and Men (1939) established her as a dramatic actress, and she played supporting roles in films such as Kings Row (1942), where she played a victim of incest, although due to the heavy censorship of the time, many young people would most likely not be able to gauge that. Of Mice and Men is a novella by John Steinbeck, first published in 1937, which tells the tragic story of George and Lennie, two displaced Anglo migrant farm workers in California during the Great Depression (1929-1939). ... Kings Row is a 1942 film which tells the story of a group of children who grow up leading supposedly idyllic lives in a small town with disturbing secrets. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ...


She preferred performing on Broadway, but returned to Hollywood regularly, appearing in The Great Gatsby (1949), Picnic (1955), Bus Stop (1956), Peyton Place (1957), BUtterfield 8 (1960) and The Birdman of Alcatraz (1962). Her final film role was in Coogan's Bluff in 1968. Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... The Great Gatsby is a novel by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. ... Friends and family gather for a picnic in a public park in Columbus, Ohio, c. ... A typical bus stop in Singapore. ... Peyton Place is a 1957 American motion picture drama based on the bestselling novel by Grace Metalious. ... BUtterfield 8 is a 1960 film about a promiscuous model (Elizabeth Taylor) who fears that she is on the verge of crossing the line from slutitude to prostitution, until she and one of her paramours (Laurence Harvey) fall in love. ... Categories: Movie stubs | 1890 births | 1963 deaths | Seattleites | 1962 films | Best Actor Oscar Nominee (film) | Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee (film) ... Motion picture Coogans Bluff is the title of a 1968 film starring Clint Eastwood and directed by Don Siegel. ...


Her third and final marriage, to playwright Elmer Rice, ended in divorce; Field and Rice had 3 children. Elmer Rice photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1934 Elmer Rice (1892 - 1967) was an early 20th century Jewish-American playwright. ...


She died from a cerebral haemorrhage in Hyannis, Massachusetts, aged 60. A stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA),[1] is an acute neurologic injury in which the blood supply to a part of the brain is interrupted. ... Hyannis Harbor, Hyannisport Hyannis is a village in the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. ...


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Betty Field (154 words)
Betty Field (February 8, 1913 - September 13, 1973) was a Americann actress.
Field was born in Boston, Massachusetts and began her acting career on the London stage in She Loves Me.
She returned to the United States and appeared in several stage successes, before making her film debut in 1939.
Betty Field @ Filmbug UK (198 words)
Betty Field (February 8, 1913 - September 13, 1973) was a American actress.
Field was born in Boston, Massachusetts and began her acting career on the London stage in She Loves Me. She returned to the United States and appeared in several stage successes, before making her film debut in 1939.
Her role as Mae in Of Mice and Men (1939) established her as a dramatic actress, and she played supporting roles in films such as Kings Row (1942).
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