Betty Lou Bredemus


Age: 80

Summary: mother of Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts and grandmother of actress Emma Roberts who had previously ran an acting school in Smyrna, Georgia for several years and also encouraged her children's acting careers through the 1980's and 1990's but largely stayed out of the limelight, and whose family life was faced by a recent tragedy in the past few months following the suicide of her daughter (and Julia's half-sister) Nancy Motes in February 2014.

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Born: August 13, 1934

Died: February 19, 2015

Santa Monica, California