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R.I.P. Betsy Palmer Passes Away at Age 88

Betsy Palmer

In very sad horror news today, Betsy Palmer, the actress who played Pamela Voorhees in Friday the 13th and its sequel, has passed away at age 88. She died this past Friday in a Connecticut hospice care center. Palmer began her acting career in the 50’s, obtaining many small roles in TV shows such as

Scream Queen Profile: Betsy Palmer

Betsy Palmer (born November 1, 1926) is an American actress, best known as a regular panelist on the game show I’ve Got a Secret, and later for playing Pamela Voorhees in the notorious slasher film Friday the 13th. Betsy Palmer was born Patricia Betsy Hrunek in East Chicago, Indiana, the daughter of Marie, who headed