Betsy Palmer


Age: 88

Summary: veteran character actress who achieved lasting notoriety as the murderous camp cook Mrs. Vorhees in the cheesy 1980 horror film Friday the 13th after she had appeared in films, on Broadway, and on numerous TV shows dating to the early 1950's Golden Age of TV including such classic drama anthology series as Kraft Theatre, Playhouse 90, and Studio One, whose film credits also included Mister Roberts with Henry Fonda but who appeared in several Broadway plays, including Same Time, Next Year and Cactus Flower.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: November 1, 1926

Died: May 29, 2015

Danbury, Connecticut