Betty Furness & Cary Grant

Cary Grant and Betty Furness

Cary Grant and Betty Furness  


Betty Furness and Cary Grant dated from May, 1935 to February, 1936.


American Actress Betty Furness was born Elizabeth Mary Furness on 3rd January, 1916 in New York City, New York and passed away on 2nd Apr 1994 New York City, New York aged 78. She is most remembered for Studio One in Hollywood (1948). Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

British Actor Cary Grant passed away on 29th Nov 1986 Davenport, Iowa, USA aged 82. Born Archibald Alexander Leach on 18th January, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, UK and educated at Fairfield Grammar School, Bristol, England, United Kingdom. (Expelled In 1918.), Cary Grant is most remembered for Father Goose (1964). in a career that spanned 1922–1966. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.


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Relationship Statistics

DatingMay 1935 - Feb 1936 9 months, 6 days
Total May 1935 - Feb 1936 9 months, 6 days

24 May 1935 is spotted in the Edison Green Room, where she and Cary Grant are reported more interested in each other than in the goings on
4 June 1935 Louella spies: “Cary Grant tres smitten with Betty Furness and doesn’t care who knows it.”
16 June 1935 Louella lets it be known: “Cary Grant and Betty Furness more and more that way about each other, attending Jim Jeffries’ fight club bouts.”
26 June 1935 half of her fan mail is filled with questions about clothes. The other day a package arrived from Kansas and in it was one of the smartest evening gowns, designed and made for her by a fan.
1935 discarding dignity, poise and aplomb to stagger, slide, whirl and plunge through one of the maddest and merriest evenings in the history of Hollywood, 200 film notables see to it that the Venice Fun House, in which Carole Lombard gives her gala party, lives up to its name. Marlene Dietrich tries to remain on her famous legs in the revolving barrel, with William Haines behind her and having his own trouble, too. Cary Grant, Toby Wing, Mitchell Leisen, Betty Furness, Caesar Romero and Lois Wilson cling on for dear life just before landing in a merry heap at the bottom of the slide.
4 August 1935 is getting phone calls from Cary Grant since Virginia Cherrill divorced him
2 September 1935 Louella Parsons notices “Rita Kaufman and Rubye de Remer with Cary Grant and Randy Scott at a café, but Cary’s heart is still with Betty Furness.”
5 September 1935 Santa Monica is very gay over the holiday with lots of beach parties; she attends the Townsend Netchers’ buffet luncheon with Cary Grant
15 October 1935 Frank Lawton throws a party for his wife Evelyn Laye on the night of her opening in Bitter Sweet. In attendance are Myrna Loy, Arthur Hornblow, Jr., Randy Scott, Cary Grant, and Betty Furness.
14 February 1936 Al Scott smiling on Betty Furness, who was at one time completely engrossed in Cary Grant

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Relationship Timeline

February, 1936 - Breakup

May, 1935 - Hookup

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Betty Furness
Cary Grant
Betty Furness
Cary Grant
Age (at start of relationship)
5' 4" (163 cm)
6' 1½" (187 cm)
Hair Color
Brown - Light
Brown - Dark



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