Father: BRIG. NOTE:There is a discrepancy on his date of death. An ardent patriot, Joseph was among those who dressed as Indians and dumped tea into Boston Harbor.
She only appears in the last 15 minutes of the film. Voorhees' presence is, at first, rather disorienting, since we've seen so few adults during the course of the carnage. Still, we're willing to go with this well-meaning matriarch, at least, up to a point.
Friday the 13th Part 2 [a] is a American slasher film produced and directed by Steve Miner in his directorial debut and the second installment in the Friday the 13th film series. It is a direct sequel to Friday the 13thpicking up five years after that film's conclusion, where a new murderer stalks and begins murdering the camp counselors at a nearby training camp in Crystal Lake. Originally, Friday the 13th Part 2 was not intended to be a direct sequel but rather part of an anthology series of films based on the Friday the 13th superstition ; however, after the popularity of the original film's surprise ending where Jason Voorhees attacks the heroine Alicethe filmmakers opted to continue the story and the mythology surrounding Camp Crystal Lake, a trend which would be repeated in every film in the franchise.
Posted by: News Jun 1, in Entertainment Leave a comment. Betsy Palmer, who starred as Mrs. Voorhees in the original Friday the 13th and its sequel, died on Friday at
Palmer had appeared in films, on Broadway and in TV shows for decades before she took the role of Mrs. Voorhees in the campy movie in which young camp counselors suddenly begin meeting their bloody demise. The back story was that she was the mother of Jason Voorhees, who had died at the camp years before.
Betsy Palmer possesses a great talent for creativity and self expression, typical of many accomplished writers, poets, actors and musicians. She is also witty, owns the gift for gab, and savors the limelight. Palmer is optimistic and masters the resilience to overcome many setbacks.
Cunningham and written by Thomas Trentonthe creators of the original Friday series. The film was dedicated to the memory of Betsy Palmer. Once again Trenton assumed the role of Jason Voorheesplaying him as an older man- 34 years after the events of the third film.
Motherhood is almost as endemic a theme in the genre as the Big Two — sex and death. Indeed, in its most horrific manifestations, it co-opts those as well. Most horror-movie mothers are very, very bad: either sexually repressed, over-possessive, insanely jealous, overbearing or — in the worst-case scenario — all of these things at once.
You are currently viewing our forum as a guest which gives you limited access. Betsy Palmer. Betsy Palmer is an American actress, best known as a regular panelist on the game show I've Got a Secretand later for playing Pamela Voorhees in the notorious slasher film Friday the 13th.