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Betta St. John

Betta St. John

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    • November 26th, 1929
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Betta St. John (born November 26, 1929, Hawthorne, California) is an American actress, singer and dancer. Born as Betty Jean Striegler, St. John made her film debut at the age of ten in Destry Rides Again (1939) and as an orphan in Jane Eyre (1944). She was discovered by Rodgers and Hammerstein and played a small role in the Broadway musical, Carousel in 1945. By 1949, she created the role of Liat in the musical South Pacific and followed the production to London. On film, she appeared in The Robe (1953), Dream Wife (1953), All the Brothers Were Valiant (1953), The Law vs. Billy the Kid (1954), and The Student Prince (1954). St. John appeared in two Tarzan films and ended her career as the heroine of Horror Hotel (1960). She continued to act in films and television until 1965 when she retired. Description above from the Wikipedia article Betta St. John, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Filmography

Acting (14 Credits)

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1960Tarzan the Magnificent as Fay Ames
1960The City of the Dead as Patricia Russell
1958Corridors of Blood as Susan
1958The Snorkel as Jean Edwards
1957Tarzan and the Lost Safari as Diana Penrod
1955The Naked Dawn as Maria Lopez
1954Dangerous Mission as Mary Tiller
1954The Student Prince as Princess Johanna
1953Dream Wife as Tarji
1953All the Brothers Were Valiant as la vahiné
1953The Robe as Miriam
1943Jane Eyre as Girl
1941Lydia as Blind Girl
1939Destry Rides Again as Singing Girl in Wagon (uncredited)

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