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Betsy von Furstenberg Biography (1931-)
Full name, Elizabeth Caroline Maria Agatha Felicitas Therese von Furstenberg-Hedringen; born August 16, 1931, in Neiheim Heusen, Germany; daughter of Count Franz-Egon and Elizabeth (Johnson) von Furstenberg; married Guy Vincent dela Maisoneuve (a mining engineer), June 16, 1954, (divorced); married John J.Reynolds, March 26, 1984; children: (first marriage) one son, one daughter.Addresses: AGENT--Hartig-Josephson Agency, 527 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022; Beakel and Jennings Agency, 427 N. Canon Drive, Suite 205, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Favorite roles: Maggie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Laurel, The Chalk Garden; TobyLandau, The Gingerbread Lady.
- Birth Details
- August 16, 1931
- Neiheim Heusen, Germany
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Thankful Mather, Second Threshold, Morosco Theatre, 1951.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Lorraine, Dear Barbarians, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1952.
- Josephine Perry, Josephine, Playhouse Theatre, Wilmington, DE, 1953.
- Myra Hagerman, Oh, Men! Oh, Women!, Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City, 1953.
- Lady Sybil Tenterden, What Every Woman Knows, City Center Theatre, New York City, 1954.
- Laurel, The Chalk Garden, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1955.
- Kate, Child of Fortune, Royale Theatre, 1956.
- Maggie Turk, Nature's Way, Cornet Theatre, New York City, 1957.
- Elizabeth Compton, The Making of Moo, Rita Allen Theatre, New York City,1958.
- Frankie Jordan, Say, Darling, Helen, Wonderful Town, both City Center Theatre, 1959.
- Cassandra Redwine, Season of Choice, Barbizon Plaza Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Margaret, Much Ado about Nothing, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- Tiffany Richards, Mary, Mary, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Sylvia Greer, The Paisley Convertible, Henry Miller's Theatre, 1967.
- Helen, Wonderful Town, City Center Theatre, 1967.
- Cecile Jeanrenaud, Beyond Desire, Theatre Four, New York City, 1967.
- Helen Claiborne, Avanti!, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1968.
- Sybil Chase, Private Lives, Theatre de Lys, New York City, 1968.
- Toby Landau, The Gingerbread Lady, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1970.
- Polly Raisen, Does Anybody Here Do the Peabody?, Wonderhorse Theatre, NewYork City, 1976.
- Also appeared in For Love of Money, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport,CT, 1951; Second Man, 1952; Status Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe Theatre, Chicago, IL,1974.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Gabby, The Petrified Forest, Lisa, Jason, U.S. cities, both 1952.
- Josephine Perry, Josephine, U.S. cities, 1953.
- Toby Landau, The Gingerbread Lady, U.S. cities, 1971-72.
- Eva, Absurd Person Singular, U.S. cities, 1975-76.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
- "Crimes of Passion," Play of the Week, WNTA, New York City, 1959.
- The Fifth Column, CBS, 1960.
- "Tonight in Samarkand," Golden Show, CBS.
- Adventures in Paradise, ABC.
- Armstrong Circle Theatre, NBC.
- TV Sound Stage, NBC.
- Medallion Theatre, CBS.
- Omnibus, CBS.
- Appointment with Adventure, CBS.
- Robert Montgomery Presents, NBC.
- Kraft Television Theatre, NBC.
- Have Gun, Will Travel, CBS.
- Playhouse 90, CBS.
- Alfred Hitchcock Presents, CBS.
- The Defenders, CBS.
- As the World Turns, CBS.
- Jill Bennett, Your Money or Your Wife, CBS, 1972.
- Thankful Mather, "Second Threshold," Pulitzer Prize Playhouse, ABC, 1951.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Women without Names, 1951.
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