American film actress who wedded Cary Offer and appeared in the 1948 film Every Female OUGHT TO BE Married. She gained her first helping function in the film Every Female Should Be Wedded. She quit performing in 1965 to spotlight writing and various other passions. She was wedded to Cary Offer from 1949 to 1962. She distributed her encounters in the 2005 documentary Cary Offer: A Course Apart.
Full Name Betsy Drake
Date Of Birth September 11, 1923
Place Of Birth Paris, France
Profession Movie Actress
Education Harvard University
Nationality French, American
Spouse Cary Grant
Siblings Carlos Drake
Movies Every Girl Should Be Married, Dancing in the Dark, The Second Woman, Pretty Baby, Room for One More, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, Houseboat, Intent to Kill, Next to No Time, Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion
Star Sign Virgo
|1||Her grandfather, Tracy C. Drake, and his brother built the Drake Hotel in Chicago.|
|2||In her 1962 divorce from Cary Grant, she received over $1 million in cash plus a percentage of the earnings from the 13 films he made during their marriage.|
|3||She lost over $200,000 worth of jewelry as well as a book manuscript she was working on in the Andrea Doria accident in July 1956.|
|4||Was a first-class passenger on the Andrea Doria along with Ruth Roman, and her son Dickie. Was saved from the ship after going onto the port side of the ship and finding that side's boats useless because of the severe list. She was later rescued from the sinking liner.|
|Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion||1965||Julie Harper|
|Wanted: Dead or Alive||1959||TV Series||Lucy Fremont|
|General Electric Theater||1958||TV Series||Ellie|
|Next to No Time||1958||Georgie Brant|
|Intent to Kill||1958||Dr. Nancy Ferguson|
|Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?||1957||Jenny Wells|
|Room for One More||1952||Anna Perrott Rose|
|Pretty Baby||1950||Patsy Douglas|
|The Second Woman||1950||Ellen Foster|
|Dancing in the Dark||1949||Julie Clarke|
|Every Girl Should Be Married||1948||Anabel Sims|
|Houseboat||1958||screenplay - uncredited|
|Dancing in the Dark||1949||performer: "Dancing in the Dark", "Something to Remember You By", "New Sun in the Sky", "I Love Louisa" - uncredited|
|American Masters||2004||TV Series documentary acknowledgment - 1 episode|
|American Masters||2004||TV Series documentary||Herself|
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