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Betty Jane Rhodes Net Worth

Betty Jane Rhodes Net Worth is
$600,000

Betty Jane Rhodes Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Betty Jane Rhodes (April 21, 1921 – December 27, 2011) was an American actress and singer, most active in film during the late 1930s and the World War II era. She was widely known to wartime movie audiences for her debut performance of the classic song, "I Don't Want To Walk Without You", in Sweater Girl in 1942. In 2012, Tom Vallance of The Independent wrote of Rhodes performance, "Her place in the history of popular song is secured by her having introduced on screen one of the great songs of wartime longing, "I Don't Want To Walk Without You."Rhodes later had her own weekly show on NBC during the 1950s, which aired on Saturday nights. Her appearances, as well as other early television roles, earned her the nickname, "The First Lady of Television." Rhodes also sang in cabaret until the 1960s.Rhodes was born in Rockford, Illinois, on April 21, 1921. She began her broadcasting career when she was just eight years old. Paramount Pictures signed her to her first film contract as an actress at the age of fifteen. She made her screen debut in the 1936 film, Forgotten Faces, in which she was credited as Jane Rhodes. In Forgotten Faces, which was directed by Ewald André Dupont, Rhodes played an adoptive daughter whose father, portrayed by Herbert Marshall, is arrested for killing a man with whom his wife was having an affair.This was followed by a co-starring role in the 1936 comedic film, The Arizona Raiders. The film, in which she played the younger sister of Marsha Hunt's character, marked the first time that Rhodes sang in a movie. She was the regular singer on the radio show Meet Me at Parky's, the series starring Harry Einstein as his character Parkyakarkas.In 1945, Rhodes married her husband, Willet Brown, the co-founder of the Mutual Broadcasting System. She and Brown had one child during their marriage, as well as Brown's three children from his previous marriage. Brown died in 1993.Betty Jane Rhodes died on December 27, 2011, at the age of 90.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthApril 24, 1921
Died2011-12-27
Place Of BirthRockford, Illinois, USA
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
NationalityAmerican
SpouseBill France, Jr.
ChildrenBrian France, Lesa Kennedy
ParentsJane Boose Zachary, Marler Nick Zachary
SiblingsBrenda Kapp
Star SignTaurus
#Quote
1[on Tim Holt, with whom she worked in Along the Rio Grande (1941)] Tim Holt was an egotistical bastard. He was really pretty bad.
2[on director James P. Hogan, for whom she worked on The Arizona Raiders (1936)] He was very, very nice, and so considerate. I was 14 at the time. I listened to him.
#Fact
1She introduced the Jule Styne/Frank Loesser classic "I Don't Want To Walk Without You" which turned out to be one of her biggest hits, but it was still overshadowed by the Helen Forrest version.

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Halfway to Heaven1944ShortThe Girl (as Betty Rhodes)
You Can't Ration Love1944Betty Hammond (as Betty Rhodes)
Mardi Gras1943ShortSuzy Brown (as Betty Rhodes)
Salute for Three1943Judy Ames (as Betty Rhodes)
Priorities on Parade1942Lee Davis (as Betty Rhodes)
Sweater Girl1942Louise Menard
Star Spangled Rhythm1942Betty Rhodes- Swing Shift Skit (as Betty Rhodes)
The Fleet's In1942Diana Golden
Mountain Moonlight1941Carol Weaver
They Met in Argentina1941Singer During Opening Credits (uncredited)
Along the Rio Grande1941Mary Loring
Millionaire Playboy1940Girl at Lodge with Tennis Racket (uncredited)
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love!1940Betty - Singer of 'Oh, Johnny'
Swing Vacation1939Short
Having Wonderful Time1938Singer (uncredited)
Picketing for Love1938ShortBetty
Twenty Girls and a Band1938ShortBetty - the Band Vocalist
Stage Door1937Ann (as Jane Rhodes)
The Life of the Party1937Susan
Jungle Jim1937Joan Redmond / Mrs. Tom Redmond
The Arizona Raiders1936Lenta Lindsay (as Jane Rhodes)
Forgotten Faces1936Sally McBride (as Jane Rhodes)

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You Can't Ration Love1944performer: "Louise", "Nothing Can Replace a Man", "Same Old World... Look what you did to Me"
Salute for Three1943performer: "Left-Right", "I'll Do It For You" "Danger Kissing a Stranger", "Don't Worry"
Priorities on Parade1942performer: "You're in Love with Someone Else", "I'd Love to Know You Better", "Payday"
Sweater Girl1942performer: "I Said No"
Star Spangled Rhythm1942performer: "On the Swing Shift"
The Fleet's In1942performer: "The Fleet's In" - uncredited
They Met in Argentina1941performer: "North America Meets South America" - uncredited
Along the Rio Grande1941performer: "Old Monterey Moon", "Along the Rio Grande" - uncredited
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love!1940performer: "Oh!Johnny! How You Can Love"
Having Wonderful Time1938performer: "My First Impression of You" 1938, "Nighty Night" 1938
Stage Door1937performer: "A Sailboat in the Moonlight and You" - uncredited
The Life of the Party1937performer: "Chirp a Little Ditty" 1937
Hollywood Party1937Short performer: "South Sea Island Magic" - uncredited
The Arizona Raiders1936performer: "My Melancholy Baby"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Party1937ShortHerself (uncredited)

Known for movies


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