Ellen Albertini Dow plays Betty on Scrubs.


Ellen was born as Ellen Rose Albertini on November 16, 1918 in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, USA. Ellen, in addition to appearing on Scrubs, has appeared in many other different TV series such as American Dad!, Cold Case, Hannah Montana, Yes, Dear, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, and My Name Is Earl along with several movies such as Wedding Crashers, Fat Girls, Lonely Street, Patch Adams, Not Another Not Another Movie, and The Invited. She was also a popular dance teacher for 30 years.

Ellen's husband Eugene "Gene" Dow Jr. was a teacher (1957-1983) and the founder of the theater arts department at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, California, in addition to being a director, writer, composer and decorated WWII hero.

Appeared In

MAIN Zach BraffSarah ChalkeDonald FaisonNeil FlynnKen JenkinsJohn C. McGinley
Judy ReyesEliza CoupeKerry BishéMichael MosleyDave Franco
SUPPORTING Johnny KastlSam LloydRobert MaschioChrista MillerTravis SchuldtAloma Wright
SEE ALSO List of character appearances • Cast from Season: 12345678W9 e

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