skip navigation
Betty Furness

Betty Furness

Up
Down

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

George Burns... The real-life husband and wife comedy dream team of George Burns and Gracie... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Swing Time... "Swing Time" (1936), starring the unforgettable Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire,... more info $19.98was $19.98 Buy Now

Beggars In... Based on a novel by Esther Lynd Day, this 1934 drama stars the quintessential... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

Golden Age... Two literary masterpieces by the great American raconteur Mark Twain are brought... more info $6.98was $6.98 Buy Now

Studio One... "Studio One Anthology" collects 17 classics from the legendary television... more info $59.98was $59.98 Buy Now

Studio One:... Before the 1957 Henry Fonda film, Studio One produced the Emmy-award winning... more info $19.98was $19.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: April 2, 1994
Born: January 3, 1916 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

NOTES

"Betty Furness spend the first part of her television career pitching products on behalf of advertisers, and the rest of it defending consumers against some of those advertisers."--Tim Brooks ("The Complete Directory to Primetime TV Stars", 1987)

Board of directors member for the Consumers Union (1969- ).

Served as a board of directors member to the Common Cause in 1971-75.

She was awarded honorary LLD from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1968.

She was granted honorary Doctor of Civil Law from Pace University (1973).

Received a honorary LLD from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY (1978).

She was given a honorary LLD from Marymount College (1983)

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute