Betty Thomas Biography (1948-)



Born Betty Thomas Nienhauser, July 27, 1948 (some sources say 1947), in St. Louis, MO. Career: Actress, director, and producer. Member of Second City (an improvisational comedy troupe), Chicago, IL, 1974; actress in television commercials; previously worked as a teacher. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nominations, outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, 1981-84,1986-87, Emmy Award, outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, 1985,Q Award, Viewers for Quality Television, best supporting actress in a qualitydrama series, 1986, all for Hill Street Blues; Emmy Award, outstanding individual achievement in directing a comedy series, 1993, for Dream On; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing for a miniseries or a special, 1994, for My Breast; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing for a miniseries or a special, 1996, Directors Guild of America Award, outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic specials, 1997, both for The Late Shift; Audience Award, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 1997, for Howard Stern's Private Parts. Addresses: Agent: c/o Richard Feldman, International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, director, producer
Birth Details
July 27, 1948
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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