Relationship History

Barney Kessel


1961 - 1980

Buddy Baker


1950 - 1957

Mickey Rooney


2 children together

marriage 30 Sep 1944
divorce 1949

Betty Jane Phillips Bio Details

Full name

Betty Jane Phillips

Maiden name

Betty Jane Rase

Also known as

Betty Jane Baker





Date of birth

6 May 1927

Birth place

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Date of death:

2 Apr 2002

Place of death

Rancho Mirage, Califoria, USA

Cause of death



Singer & Recording Artist (1927 (aft.) - 2002 (bef.))

Betty at the Back

As well as being a performer in her own right, Betty was also a backing singer for a number of famous performers and songs.  Among the records Baker sang on were Presley’s “I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You,” Cooke’s “You Send Me,” Sinatra’s “That’s Life,” Darin’s “Dream Lover” and the Righteous Brothers’ “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling.”

Betty Jane Phillips Children

Mickey Rooney jr


Mickey Rooney jr

with Mickey Rooney

Tim Rooney


Tim Rooney

with Mickey Rooney

Betty Jane Phillips Family

Betty Jane Phillips's children:

Betty Jane Phillips's son is Mickey Rooney jr Betty Jane Phillips's son was Tim Rooney

Betty Jane Phillips's former partners:

Betty Jane Phillips's former husband was Mickey Rooney Betty Jane Phillips's former husband was Barney Kessel Betty Jane Phillips's former husband was Buddy Baker

Betty Jane Phillips's former in laws:

Betty Jane Phillips's former father in law was Joe Yule Betty Jane Phillips's former mother in law was Nell Yule