Betsy Palmer

  1. Laura Shaw, Freddy v Jason, 2003.  This time  she did not  need a new car…  The offered salary was so low that she refused to reprise Jason’s mother from the previous two Friday The 13th movies. Well, she’d only made the first  to help buy a new Volkswagen Scirocco that cost $9,999. Out  of the blue, her agent called: How’d you like to be in a movie? “Great, haven’t done a movie since the ’60s.” Ten days’ work, they’ll pay you $1,000 a day. e “Great, it’ll just cover the car, perfect There’s a drawbackit’s a horror film.  “Oh, no.”  She thought the script was  “a piece of junk- nobody’s ever going to see this.” When she died, that was the film cited in the headlines. 


 Birth year: 1926Death year: 2015Other name: Casting Calls:  1