Betsy Blair

Born Dec 11, 1923

Betsy Blair was an American actress of film and stage, long based in London. Blair pursued a career in entertainment from the age of eight, and as a child worked as an amateur dancer, performed on radio, and worked as a model, before joining the chorus of Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe in 1940. There she met Gene Kelly; they were married the following year, when she was seventeen years old, and divorced sixteen years later in 1957.… Read More

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Betsy Blair.

  • 'the Halliday Brand' Is A Tale Of Hatred And Twisted Loyalties Befitting Greek ... Pop Matters
    Google News - Aug 09, 2011
  • El Ciclo De Cine De Mayores Cierra Con 'ispansi' Rioja2.Com
    Google News - Apr 19, 2011
  • Correction
    NYTimes - Jan 10, 2010
  • The Lives They Lived; Betsy Blair: B. 1923: An Independent Woman
    NYTimes - Dec 27, 2009


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Betsy Blair.


1923 Birth Born Elizabeth Winifred Boger on December 11, 1923, in Cliffside Park, NJ, her father, William Kidd Boger, was a partner in a small insurance brokerage firm; her mother, Frederica Ammon, was a schoolteacher. … Read More


2009 85 Years Old Blair died in London after a bout with cancer, aged 85, on March 13, 2009. … Read More
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.