Betsy Drake

actress, psychotherapist and writer Betsy Drake

Betsy Drake is an American actress, psychotherapist and writer. She was the third wife of actor Cary Grant.
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home town
Paris, France
Death Place
England

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Betsy Drake dies at 92; gave up acting career to marry Cary Grant
LATimes - over 2 years
When actress Betsy Drake gave up her career to become a housewife, the role never really took. The husband she sought so desperately to please was Cary Grant. And though he was deemed one of the world's most desirable men, he often fell asleep after dinner and preferred television to talking with...
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Betsy Drake dies at 92; gave up acting career to marry Cary Grant
LATimes - over 2 years
When actress Betsy Drake gave up her career to become a housewife, the role never really took. The husband she sought so desperately to please was Cary Grant. And though he was deemed one of the world's most desirable men, he often fell asleep after dinner and preferred television to talking with...
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Betsy Drake dies at 92; gave up acting career to marry Cary Grant
LATimes - over 2 years
When actress Betsy Drake gave up her career to become a housewife, the role never really took. The husband she sought so desperately to please was Cary Grant. And though he was deemed one of the world's most desirable men, he often fell asleep after dinner and preferred television to talking with...
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Betsy Drake, Movie and Stage Actress, Dies at 92
NYTimes - over 2 years
Ms. Drake, who starred alongside Cary Grant after bumping into him on the Queen Mary, eloped with him and remained married to him longer than any of his other wives.
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Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.: A Tribute to Versatile Actor Warren Stevens!
Huffington Post - almost 6 years
Alien! Scientist! Gunslinger! Detective! Lancer! Criminal! These are among the numerous roles veteran character actor Warren Stevens handled most ably during his long and extensive movie and TV career. Sadly, Stevens passed away last week at the age of 92. He had been quite active until recently, having appeared in The Trail to Hope Rose (Hallmark Channel, 2004) and ER (2006). And, he had been a regular figure at Hollywood conventions where fans gather to meet their favorite stars of yesteryear. As a sci-fi buff, I was especially enamored of his many roles in this genre, such as Rojan, an alien from the Andromeda galaxy bent on conquering the Milky Way galaxy in the Star Trek episode, "By Any Other Name" (1968), professor Eric Plummer possessed by an alien presence in the The Outer Limits episode, "Keeper of the Purple Twilight" (1964), and scientist Dr.Carl Zellar encountering a time traveler (Michael Rennie) from earth's future attempting to prevent the creation of cyb...
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Joan Blondell Movie Schedule: STAND-IN, CRY HAVOC, KONA COAST - Alt Film Guide (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
Cast: Tony Randall, Jayne Mansfield, Betsy Drake. C-93 mins, Letterbox Format. 4:15 AM KONA COAST (1968) A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter. Dir: Lamont Johnson. Cast: Richard Boone, Vera Miles, Joan Blondell
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GRACE KELLY PHOTO AT SAHARA A WEDDING GIFT FOR PRINCE ALBERT - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Google News - over 6 years
Left to right: actor Cary Grant; his wife, Betsy Drake; actor Ray Bolger; and Kelly, April 11, 1955, in front of the Sahara. Grant co-starred with Kelly in "To Catch a Thief" in 1955. Kelly won the Oscar for "The Country Girl" in 1955,
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Before Gossip Was Gawkerfied - Wall Street Journal
Google News - over 6 years
Thus, one reads a mystifying squib about Cary Grant and his third wife, the actress Betsy Drake, who was sailing to New York on the doomed liner Andrea Doria in 1956 while Grant was filming "The Pride and the Passion" with Sophia Loren in Spain
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Cary Grant Wasn't Gay, Says His Daughter - Village Voice (blog)
Google News - over 6 years
"When asked if Dad was gay, Betsy Drake had the best answer: 'I don't know, we were always too busy fucking for me to ask'. "The gay rumor normally seemed funny to Dad," continues Jennifer, except when he sued Chevy Chase for slander, of course
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Mixed Reviews for Playhouse's 'Beyond Therapy' - Patch.com
Google News - almost 7 years
These can be as obscure as a mention of 1950s film actress Betsy Drake, who happened to grow up in Westport, or as broad as the constant romantic chatter about marrying and settling in Connecticut. The dream-home talks culminate in a “Say the first
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Beyond Therapy at Westport Country Playhouse - Hartford Advocate
Google News - almost 7 years
These can be as obscure as a mention of 1950s film actress Betsy Drake, who happened to grow up in Westport, or as broad as the constant romantic chatter about marrying and settling in Connecticut. The dream-home talks culminate in a “Say the first
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Betsy Drake
    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 2015
    Age 91
    Drake spent the latter part of her life in London, where she died aged 92 on October 27, 2015.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1958
    Age 34
    Grant and Drake separated in 1958, remaining friends, and divorced in 1962.
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  • 1956
    Age 32
    In July 1956, Drake survived the sinking of the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1949
    Age 25
    On Christmas Day 1949, Drake and Grant married in a private ceremony organized by Grant's best man, Howard Hughes, and deliberately chose a low-key, introspective private life.
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  • 1947
    Age 23
    Cary Grant first spotted her in 1947 while she was performing in London.
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    She returned to New York City and, in 1947, read for the director Elia Kazan for the lead role in the London company of the play Deep Are the Roots.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1929
    Age 5
    The Drakes lost their money in the 1929 stock-market crash.
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  • 1923
    Born
    Born on September 11, 1923.
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