Betty Thomas

Betty Thomas
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Betty Thomas Biography

Betty Thomas (born July 27, 1948) is an American actress and director in television and motion pictures.

She was born Betty Thomas Nienhauser in St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from Ohio University (in Athens, Ohio) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She worked as an artist and taught school in Chicago before deciding to pursue a career in show business.

Thomas joined The Second City comedy group and appeared in the films Tunnel Vision (1975), Chesty Anderson, USN (1976), Used Cars (1980) and Loose Shoes (1980) and on the TV series The Fun Factory (1976). Read Full Bio >>

Betty Thomas Awards

2001 Women in Film Crystal Awards Won
1997 Directors Guild of America, USA Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials The Late Shift (1996) (TV). Won
1997 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Private Parts (1997). Won
1996 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Miniseries or a Special The Late Shift (1996) (TV). Nominated
1995 CableACE Awards Directing a Comedy Series "Dream On" (1990). Nominated

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