Date of Birth:
13 February 1915
Lyle Bettger played in 6 movies in the Film-Noir, Drama, Family, Romance, Music, Action, War, Western, Musical genres.
Lyle Bettger got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
Son of St. Louis Cardinals third baseman 'Franklin Bettger'.
Attended Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1937.
Probably best remembered for his role playing Klaus, the jealous and mean-spirited Elephant trainer in "The Greatest Show on Earth".
He had three children: Lyle Jr., Frank and Paula.
The son of Franklin Bettger, a third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals.
He met his wife, radio and stage actress Mary Rolfe, while both studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. They appeared together in the Broadway play "Dance Night" in 1938 and married two years later.
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