Betsy Palmer’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Betsy Palmer died at age 88, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actress Betsy Palmer's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress who starred as Pamela Voorhees, the mother of Jason Voorhees, in the classic 1980 slasher film Friday the 13th.

She was cast on the soap opera Miss Susan in 1951.

She was a panelist on the game show I’ve Got a Secret in the 1960’s.

How did Betsy Palmer die?

Betsy Palmer's death was caused by natural causes.

Betsy Palmer died Friday of natural causes at a hospice care center in Danbury Connecticut. She was 88 years old.

Information about the death of Betsy Palmer
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death88 years
ProfessionMovie Actress
BirthdayNovember 1, 1926
Death dateMay 29, 2015
Place of deathDanbury, Connecticut, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I love people. I was born loving people."

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"It's bad enough that I'm an actress that wants to be recognized as an actress. Instead, I am known for doing game shows."

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"When people visit me at autograph conventions and signings, they always say, 'You just don't know how you scared me!' These people are grown up. They say, 'When I was a kid, I just couldn't sleep at night.' Sometimes they will have babies with them. And they give me their babies, and they take pictures of me holding their baby."

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"But I don't only get recognized for 'Friday the 13th.' I was on a TV show called' I've Got a Secret.' I was on that show for ten or eleven years. The older people always remember me from that."

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