Bettye <I>Ackerman</I> Jaffe


Bettye Ackerman Jaffe

Cottageville, Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Death 1 Nov 2006 (aged 82)
Lexington, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Williston, Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 16458898 View Source
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Actress. She was a stage performer in the New York Theatre when she met and married actor Sam Jaffe in 1956. The two relocated to Hollywood and she made her film debut in "Face of Fire" (1959). Considered a great character actress, she was best known for appearing as a regular on many television series in the 1960s through the 1980s. She appeared with her husband in "Ben Casey" from 1961 to 1966. Her other credits include "Perry Mason," "Alfred Hitchcock Hour," "Bonanza," "Columbo," "Gunsmoke," "The Waltons," "Dynasty" and "St. Elsewhere". She was also a noted artist and had numerous exhibits in both Beverly Hills and Columbia, South Carolina.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 4 Nov 2006
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