Born 9 March 1921
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 18 January 1978
Los Angeles, California, USA. (lung cancer)
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carl Betz formed a repertory theatre
company while still in high school, then worked in summer stock. He served
in the U.S. Army during
Carl served in the US army during World War II.
His character in "The Donna Reed Show" (1958), was ranked #16 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
Carl was tailback in the 1938 Sugar Bowl of the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now called Carnegie Mellon University) versus Texas Christian University.
Carl is a member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity at Carnegie Institute of Technology (now called Carnegie Mellon University).