Betty Aberlin

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Betty Aberlin
Born Betty Kay Ageloff
(1942-12-30) December 30, 1942 (age 72)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1953–present

Betty Aberlin (born December 30, 1942)[1] is an American actress, poet, and writer.

Born Betty Kay Ageloff in New York City, Aberlin had a regular role on the children's television series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.[2] She also appeared on The Smothers Brothers Show (1975)[3] and various TV spots. Her film work includes roles in the Kevin Smith films Dogma, Jersey Girl, and Red State.[1] She had a supporting role as "Cheryl" in the Joseph Papp production of Cryer & Ford's "I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road" at The New York Shakespeare Festival's Public Theatre in New York.

As a contributor to the literary website "Fresh Yarn," Aberlin's essay, The Blonding of America, was published in 2005.[4] She has also published a collection of poems, The White Pages Poems, as a companion to A Book of Strife, in the Form of the Diary of an Old Soul, an 1880 collection of poems by George MacDonald.

Musician Jonathan Coulton wrote the song "Lady Aberlin's Muumuu" about Aberlin's Mister Rogers character.[5]


  1. ^ a b Betty Aberlin at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Patricia Breakey (December 10, 2007). "Author back from the "neighborhood"". Oneonta, NY: The Daily Star. Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Fresh Yarn * The Online Salon for personal essays * PAST CONTRIBUTORS". Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "FRESH YARN presents The Blonding of America... by Betty Aberlin". Retrieved October 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ New Song – Lady Aberlin’s Muumuu

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