Cox, Betsy

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Cox, Betsy


Daughter of John Wensley Crofts and Frances Elizabeth (maiden name, Nash) Weeks; married Joseph Pershing Jackman, April 13, 1970 (died, September 1982); children: Christine E. Budzowski, Victoria J. Smith, Guy John Snow. Education: Attended Los Angeles City College and Sydney University. Avocational Interests: Blue water sailing.


Agent—Innovative Artists Talent, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Costume designer, costumer, and costume supervisor. Previously worked as a ball gown and sportswear designer in Australia.


Costume Designers Guild.


Film Costume Designer:

Walking Tall Part II (also known as Legend of the Lawman, Walking Tall, Part II: The Legend of Buford Pusser, and Part 2, Walking Tall), Vestron Video, 1975.

Special Delivery (also known as Dangerous Break), American International Pictures, 1976.

Breaking Away, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979.

Seems Like Old Times (also known as Neil Simon's "Seems Like Old Times"), Columbia, 1980.

Private Benjamin, Warner Bros., 1980.

Looker, Warner Bros., 1981.

Best Friends, Warner Bros., 1982.

Endangered Species, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1982.

Doctor Detroit, 1983.

The Lonely Guy, Universal, 1984.

Windy City, 1984.

Runaway, TriStar, 1984.

Quicksilver, Columbia, 1986.

Gung Ho (also known as Working Class Man), 1986.

Walk Like a Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987.

Sea of Love, 1989.

Physical Evidence, Columbia, 1989.

Career Opportunities (also known as One Wild Night), 1991.

Toy Soldiers, 1991.

The Taking of Beverly Hills (also known as Boomer: The Taking of Beverly Hills), Columbia, 1991.

Noises Off …, Buena Vista, 1992.

HouseSitter, Universal, 1992.

Striking Distance, Columbia, 1993.

While You Were Sleeping, Buena Vista, 1995.

Powder, Buena Vista, 1995.

Primal Fear, Paramount, 1996.

Phenomenon, Buena Vista, 1996.

My Fellow Americans, Warner Bros., 1996.

Senseless, Miramax, 1998.

October Sky, Universal, 1999.

The Muse, October Films, 1999.

The Crew, Buena Vista, 2000.

Jurassic Park III (also known as JP3), Universal, 2001.

Who Is Cletis Tout?, 2001.

The Big Bounce, Warner Bros., 2004.

Film Work; Other:

Costumer, Soylent Green, 1973.

Wardrobe, Westworld, 1973.

Wardrobe, Against a Crooked Sky, 1975.

Wardrobe, Hustle, Paramount, 1975.

Costumer, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox, 1976.

Costume supervisor, Exorcist II: The Heretic (also known as The Exorcist 2), 1977.

Women's wardrobe, Grease, 1978.

Costumer, Nightwing, 1979.

Women's costume supervisor, North Dallas Forty, Paramount, 1979.

Costumer, The Black Marble, 1980.

Costumer, Making Love, 1982.

Costumes for Kathryn Harrold, Yes, Giorgio, 1982.

Television Costume Designer; Series:

Sweet Justice, 1994.

Television Costume Designer; Movies:

A Death of Innocence, 1971.

The Dead Don't Die, 1974.

Generation, ABC, 1985.

Courage, 1986.

A Smoky Mountain Christmas, 1986.

Roe vs. Wade, NBC, 1989.

The Companion, USA Network, 1994.

My Brother's Keeper, 1995.

"The Rockford Files": If It BleedsIt Leads, CBS, 1999.

Jesse Stone: Night Passage, CBS, 2006.

Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise, CBS, 2006.

Jesse Stone: Sea Change, CBS, 2007.

Also designed costumes for My Brother's Keeper.

Television Costumer; Movies:

Revenge (also known as There Once Was a Woman), 1971.

The Homecoming, 1971.

The Night Stalker, 1972.

The Night Stalker, ABC, 1972.

The Crooked Hearts, 1972.

Rolling Man, 1972.

Haunts of the Very Rich, 1972.

The Girl Most Likely To …, 1973.

Isn't It Shocking?, 1973.

Reflections of Murder, 1974.

Can Ellen Be Saved?, ABC, 1974.

Crisis in Mid-Air, CBS, 1979.

Television Costume Designer; Pilots:

Designed costumes for Paper Dolls; Royal Match.

Television Wardrobe Artist; Specials:

Big Guns Talk: The Story of the Western, 1997.