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Betty Furness (Elizabeth Mary Furness)

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Biography

New York City, New York, USA
Elizabeth Mary Furness was born on January 3, 1916 in New York City. She was a teenage model with the Powers agency and appeared in secondary roles in more than 35 movies. She is best remembered as the highly paid television spokesperson for Westinghouse Electric Corporation. She later moved on to consumer affairs and appeared as the consumer affairs expert on NBC's Today (1952) for 16 years. Betty Furness died at age 78 of stomach cancer on April 2, 1994 in New York City. Read more...

Actor

Character: Mary Fawcett

Renegades of the West 1932

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Character: Belinha's Friend

Flying Down to Rio 1933

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Character: Joan Shadwell

The Life of Vergie Winters 1934

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Character: Kitty O'Brien

The Band Plays On 1934

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Character: Joyce Hudson

Magnificent Obsession 1935

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Character: Margaret Watson

Swing Time 1936

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Character: Betty Furness

A Face in the Crowd 1957

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Character: Commercial Spokeswoman

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958

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Character: Ann Kilgore

Climax! 1954

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