11/1/1926 - 5/29/2015
Actors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Betsy Palmer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betsy Palmer, the veteran character actress who achieved lasting, though not necessarily sought-after, fame as the murderous camp cook in the cheesy horror film "Friday the 13th," has died at age 88.
Palmer died Friday of natural causes at a hospice care center in Connecticut, her longtime manager, Brad Lemack, told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Palmer had appeared in films, on Broadway and in TV shows for decades before she took the role of Mrs. Voorhees in the...