The Betty Ford Story

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The Betty Ford Story is a 1987 television film directed by David Greene and written by Karen Hall. This biographical film was based on the book The Times of My Life written by Chris Chase and Betty Ford. The film originally aired on ABC.

The Betty Ford Story is a 1987 television film directed by David Greene and written by Karen Hall. This biographical film was based on the book The Times of My Life written by Chris Chase and Betty Ford. The film originally aired on ABC.

Original Release

03/02/1987

US Release

03/02/1987

Cast

Gena Rowlands Betty Ford
Josef Sommer President Gerald Ford
Nan Woods Susan Ford
Concetta Tomei Jan
Brian McNamara Steve Ford
Bradley Whitford Jack Ford
Sierra Pecheur Pat Benedict
Jack Rader Long Beach Doctor
Joan McMurtrey Diane
Kenneth Tigar Dr. Lukash
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Greene

Writers

Karen Hall, Betty Ford, Chris Chase

Cast

Producers

Robert A. Papazian Executive Producer
David L. Wolper Executive Producer
Mark Wolper Producer

Editors

Parkie L. Singh

1988Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1987EmmyOutstanding Achievement in Costuming for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1987EmmyOutstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Won
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