Elizabeth Threatt

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Birthday
12, 1926
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Nov 22, 1993 (67)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1926
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Nov 22, 1993 (67)

About

Remembered for her glamorous portrayal of a Native American princess named Teal Eye in the Oscar-nominated Western movie The Big Sky (1952), she gave up her acting career in her late twenties, yet retained a fan base that spanned many countries.

Before Fame

In her late teens, she successfully pursued a modeling career in New York City.

Trivia

After mysteriously ending her acting career, she was employed at a textile mill in the American South.

Family Life

The daughter of Bessie Furr and William Threatt, she spent her early years in South Carolina and her later life in North Carolina. Her marriage to Antoine DeContades resulted in children named Rona and Jean.

Associated With

She co-starred with Kirk Douglas in The Big Sky.