Betty Thomas

Betty Thomas

Betty Thomas  American Film Director


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Betty Thomas is a 72 year old American Film Director. Born Betty Thomas Nienhauser on 27th July, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, she is famous for Hill Street Blues. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Betty Thomas is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, American film actors and American film producers.


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First Name Betty
Last Name Thomas
Maiden Name Nienhauser
Full Name at Birth Betty Thomas Nienhauser
Age 72 years
Birthday 27th July, 1948
Birthplace St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Leo
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Ohio University class of 1969
Occupation Text Director, Actress, Producer
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Hill Street Blues
Year(s) Active 1975–present
Father William H. Nienhauser Sr
Mother Nancy Brown

Betty Thomas (born Betty Lucille Nienhauser, July 27, 1948) is an American actress, director, and producer of television and motion pictures. She is known for her Emmy Award-winning role as Sergeant Lucy Bates on the television series Hill Street Blues. As of March 2018, Thomas is one of just two directors (and the only solo director) to have multiple films on the list of seventeen highest-US-grossing female-directed films. Additionally, all of her films are in the top twenty-five highest-US-grossing female-directed films.

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Troop Beverly Hills1989Velda PlendorMovie
Prison for Children1987Angela BrannonTV Movie
The Tracey Ullman Show1987Miss Belts, Gym TeacherTV Show
When Your Lover Leaves1983MaudeTV Movie
Homework1982Reddog's SecretaryMovie
Twilight Theater1982TV Movie
Hill Street Blues1981Officer Lucy Bates, Sgt. Lucille Bates, Sgt. Lucy BatesTV Show
The Nashville Grab1981Maxine PearceTV Movie
Loose Shoes1980Biker Chic #1Movie
Used Cars1980BunnyMovie
Outside Chance1978KatherineTV Movie
Dog and Cat1977WaitressTV Movie
Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy1976Party Guest #1Movie
Jackson County Jail1976WaitressMovie
Tunnel Vision1976Bridgit Bert RichardsMovie
CPO Sharkey1976Seaman DaleyTV Show
The Last Affair1976Movie
ABC Afterschool Specials1972Dr. Mary LewisTV Show
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