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)

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