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Betty Thomas
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Birth Date:July 27, 1948
Astrology Sign:Leo
Chinese Sign:Rat - Yin
Birth Name:Betty Thomas Nienhauser
Birth Place:St. Louis, MO


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Betty Thomas

Biography:Betty Thomas (born July 27, 1947) is an American actress and director in television and motion pictures.

She was born Betty Thomas Nienhauser in St. Louis, Missouri. She graduated from Ohio University (in Athens, Ohio) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She worked as an artist and taught school in Chicago before deciding to pursue a career in show business.

Thomas joined The Second City comedy group and appeared in the films Tunnel Vision (1975) and Chesty Anderson, USN (1976), Used Cars (1980) and Loose Shoes (1980) and on the TV series The Fun Factory (1976).

While Thomas had been building her career in comedy, her breakthrough role as an actress came when she was cast in the dramatic role of police officer Lucille Bates on the TV series Hill Street Blues (1981-1987). She was nominated for six Emmy Awards for this role and won one for Best Supporting Actress in 1985.

Following the end of the series, Thomas moved into directing. She first worked in TV, directing episodes of series such as Doogie Howser, M.D., Dream On, Hooperman, Mancuso, FBI, Midnight Caller, On the Air, Parenthood, Shannon's Deal, Sons and Daughters, and Star Trek: The Next Generation and TV movies such as Couples (1994), My Breast (1994), and The Late Shift (1996). She won Emmys for her direction of Dream On in 1990 and My Breast in 1994.

Thomas made her feature film directorial debut in 1992 with Only You. She went on to direct several highly successful films, including The Brady Bunch Movie (1995), Private Parts (1997), Doctor Dolittle (1998), 28 Days (2000), and I Spy (2002). She has also produced several films, including Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Charlie's Angels (2000), and Surviving Christmas (2004).

Achievements: (Filmography)
Charlie's Angels (2000)
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

Chinese Horoscope for Betty Thomas
Includes characteristics and Vices
Betty Thomas's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 10, 1948 - January 28, 1949
Birthday: July 27, 1948

The Rat is a Yin,
and is the First sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Intellectual Skill
Thirst for Power

Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Betty Thomas's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: July 27, 1948

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Betty Thomas's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: July 27, 1948

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Betty Thomas's Growth Tarot Card The Hanged Man

Birthday: July 27, 2021

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.




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