Bette Ford Biography, Age, Family, Husband, Career And Net Worth.

Bette Ford Biography

Bette Ford (born Harriet Elizabeth Dingeldein) is an American actress and model turned professional bullfighter. She was the first American woman to fight on foot in the Plaza México, the world’s largest bullfight arena.

Bette Ford Age

Harriet Elizabeth Dingeldein was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, U.S.
on 24th June, 1927 (91 years) as of 2018.

Bette Ford Family

She and her brother were raised by relatives after being abandoned, by their parents.

There is no other information regarding  her family or her childhood.

Bette Ford Husband

She has been married thrice. She was first married to actor, David Ford, whose surname she kept although the marriage ended after nine months. After divorcing Ford, she married John Meston an American radio and television writer best known for co-creating (with Norman Macdonnell), the long-running radio/TV series, Gunsmoke. They got married in July 30, 1914 and divorced in March 24, 1979.

She is currently married to Scott Wolkoff who is two decades younger (born May 27, 1947). They met when Meston had been sent alongside other several writers to meet ford and discuss the full-length feature film, based on her life story. They got married soon after they met and then she retired as a bullfighter.

Bette Ford Career

After graduating from high school in 1945, she began her career as a model and actress in New York, her modeling and acting credits include stints as the Jantzen Bathing Suit Girl, the Camay Bride, the Parliament Cigarette Girl, and appearances as a regular on The Jackie Gleason Show and The Jimmy Durante Show.

Ford was introduced to the renowned matador Luis Miguel Dominguín and also watched him fight in the ring, while on a modeling photo shoot in Bogotá, Colombia. Soon after, she left New York for Mexico to train as a bullfighter. In 1954, Warner Bros made a documentary short about her training, Beauty and the Bull.

She has also appeared in feature films including the Clint-Eastwood-directed Sudden Impact and Honkytonk Man, and television series including Cheers, L.A. Law, Melrose Place, and Felicity.

Bette Ford Filmography

YearFilmRole
1954Beauty and the BullBette Ford
1968Death Valley DaysMillie
1977Emergency!Juen Edwards
James at 15Mrs. Droste
1982Honkytonk ManLulu
1983Falcon CrestPrison Guard
Sudden ImpactLeah
1984Emerald Point N.A.S.Mrs. Randolph
St. ElsewherePat Kroll
CheersIrene Blanchard
1985Crazy Like a Fox
HotelMrs. Fielding
1987Crime StoryAngie / Bartender
A Year in the LifeJackie
1987-1988L.A. LawRusty Farrell
1989Major DadMom
1990HunterAnna Scarlatti
The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirMadame Chatchka
Marked for DeathKate Hatcher
1992The CommishIrene Wallerstein
The Wonder YearsAunt Muriel
1993Melrose PlaceMrs. Wilson
1994Tales from the CryptMrs. Peterson
Season of ChangeGranny Upton
1995Thunder AlleyWanda
Party of FiveMiss Corso
It Was Him or UsMaggie Shepard
1996A Face to Die ForMrs. Berman
Nash Bridges
1997Promised LandMarie Jasper
A River Made to Drown InLady with Whip
1998The LandladyJustine Welch
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza PlaceMarge Ryecart
My Engagement PartyEstelle Salsburg
1999ProvidenceHildy
2001ERPrincess Taffeta
FelicityProfessor May
2002The DivisionMrs. Sanders
2003Final Flight of the OsirisOld Woman ( voice)
The AnimatrixOld Woman (voice)

 

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