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Betty Thomas

Betty Thomas most recently directed and produced I Spy starring Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson. Her previous directing credits include 28 Days starring Sandra Bullock, the box-office hit Dr. Dolittle and the commercially successful Private Parts, a motion picture chronicle of the life of Howard Stern. Additional other credits include The Brady Bunch Movie and The Late Shift, a docudrama detailing the competition between Jay Leno and David Letterman to host The Tonight Show. The HBO presentation was honored with a DGA Award.

Thomas won Emmy and CableACE Awards for comedy series directing of Dream On, which also brought her a Directors Guild Award nomination. Thomas first achieved national recognition as an actress in her Emmy-winning role as 'Sergeant Lucy Bates' on the long-running television series Hill Street Blues.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Betty Thomas Facts

Birth Name Betty Thomas Nienhauser
OccupationDirector, Actress
BirthdayJuly 27, 1948 (69)
SignLeo
BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Betty Thomas compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Brady Bunch Movie
Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
Grace And Frankie Season 1
I Spy
The Late Shift
Private Parts
28 Days
Dr. Dolittle
My Breast
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