Magazine ad for Camel cigarettes (1953)
2 Interviews |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Greer, Jr., Dean McLean
| Greer, Bettie
Did You Know?
[asked about her memories of making Station West
(1948)] Dick Powell
was very nice, but the director, who shall remain nameless [Sidney Lanfield
], was a real son-of-a-bitch. He was terrible to me--in fact, terrible to any woman. Can you imagine, this guy says to Agnes Moorehead
, "Do you think when you say a line, hatchet-face?". She came back with, "I've taken enough. The boat just sailed and ...
She was descended from the poet John Donne
. She was born in Washington, DC, to Charles Dean McLean Greer, Jr. Her grandfather, Charles, Sr.--according to the Biographical Directory of the Tennessee General Assembly--was a representative of Shelby County in the state House from 1899-1901 and in the state Senate 1901-03 as speaker. Greer Street in Memphis is named after Charles Sr.