Her role as Mae in Of Mice and Men (1939) established her as a dramatic actress, and she played supporting roles in films such as Kings Row (1942). She preferred performing on Broadway but returned to Hollywood regularly, appearing in The Great Gatsby (1949), Picnic (1955), Bus Stop (1956), Peyton Place (1957), Butterfield 8 (1960 and The Birdman of Alcatraz (1962). Her final film role was in Coogan's Bluff in 1968.
She died from a cerebral haemorrhage in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Betty Field Facts
|Birthday||February 8, 1913|
|Birthplace||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|Date of death||September 13, 1973 (age 60)|