Betsy Drake

Active - 1948 - 1965  |   Born - Sep 11, 1923 in Paris  |   Died - Oct 27, 2015 in London, England  |   Genres - Comedy, Romance, Thriller

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Former model and stage actress Betsy Drake came to films when she married actor Cary Grant. The newlywed couple co-starred on screen in Every Girl Should Be Married (1948) and Room for One More (1952), and on radio in a sitcom based on Grant's film hit Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948). After a long absence from films, Betsy appeared with Jayne Mansfield in Will Success Spoil Hunter? (1957). Following her divorce from Grant in 1962, she showed up in only one more film, Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965). In 1971, Betsy Drake authored a book based on her experience with a UCLA psychotherapy project. She died in 2015, at age 92.

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