Betsy Jones-Moreland

Betsy Jones-Moreland


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Betsy Jones-Moreland was an American actress. She was born as Mary Elizabeth Jones in Brooklyn, New York, and began her career in small roles in the mid-1950s, appearing in several Roger Corman films, including a lead role in Last Woman on Earth. Subsequently she appeared mostly on television through 1975. Jones-Moreland guest-starred in an episode of the television series Ironside starring Raymond Burr, and in the early 1990s appeared in a recurring role as a judge in a series of his Perry Mason television films. Her first Perry Mason appearance, though, was in 1959 as Lorrie Garvin in "The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom." In Have Gun - Will Travel, Ms. Jones-Moreland guest-starred as "Topaz", a saloon hostess who befriended Paladin in the episode "Brother"s Keeper" that aired May 6, 1961. 1962, she appeared as nurse Brown on McHale's Navy. At age 76, the actress died from cancer in El Monte, California.