Betsy Brantley biography

Betsy Brantley

Actor, Musical Artist

1955 –


Who is Betsy Brantley?

Betsy Brantley is an American actress.

Brantley was born Rutherfordton, North Carolina. She is the older sister of producer/screenwriter Duncan Brantley, and formerly married to Simon Dutton and Steven Soderbergh.

Betsy studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in the United Kingdom. It was there that she was discovered, filming a movie with Sean Connery titled Five Days One Summer. Like Five Days One Summer, most of her films are based in Europe. Her most famous role, perhaps, is her portrayal of Neely Pritt in the cult classic Shock Treatment. She also played alongside Pierce Brosnan and Michael Caine in the film version of The Fourth Protocol and enjoyed a cameo in the Ashley Judd movie Double Jeopardy. Brantley was also the performance model for Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?.

Along with several other films, Betsy has been a cast member in a number of television shows, including Tour of Duty and Second Noah. On Tour of Duty, she played the role of Dr. Jennifer Seymour. On Second Noah, she played Jesse Beckett, a veterinarian and the mother of eight adopted children.

Brantley played Dolph Lundgren's girlfriend in Dark Angel.


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Sep 20, 1955
Also known as
  • Brantley, Betsy
  • United States of America
  • Central School of Speech and Drama

on July 23, 2013

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