Birthday: April 26
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Grew up in: Affton, Missouri (suburb of St. Louis)
Schools: Reavis School, Affton High School, Webster College (now Webster University)
Now lives: Los Angeles, California, USA
Family: Husband Frank is an actor. Son Walshe studied history at university, but he recently
graduated from the French Culinary Institute. Stepdaughters Rebecca and Anna are both artists
and designers and are married. Granddaughter Remy is six and is Humphrey's best friend.
Betty has one sister, Janet. She worked most of her life at the St. Louis Zoo so I guess she likes
Pets: Betty is close friends with many hamsters, but she tends to keep dogs as pets (something
that I try not to think about). Her dog, Desi, is not a fan of rodents but Betty loves all animals
except the stinging, biting kind. She doesn't have a hamster ... but I (Humphrey) live in her heart.
Favorite subject: English
Other Jobs: Worked in advertising, worked at Disneyland in advertising, the Disney Studios in
advertising and wrote over 300 episodes of children's television shows.
Hobbies: Reading (of course), playing piano, cooking, travelling, hanging out with friends
Childhood hobbies: Reading, playing piano, roller skating, bike riding, swimming, hanging out
Favorite place to visit: UK
Favorite foods: Pasta, salads, raw veggies (really - just like a hamster), salty, crunchy things