Verity Rushworth – A presentation

Verity Rushworth (born 12 August 1985 in BradfordWest Yorkshire) is an English actress who is best known for her role as Donna Windsor-Dingle in the ITV1 soap Emmerdale, having taken over the role from Sophie Jeffery in 1998.

As Donna

Verity trained at the SLP College, Leeds. In 1997 Verity had minor roles in ITV programmes such as Heartbeat.

In 1998, at the age of 12, she went on to play her most notable role of Donna Windsor in the ITV1 soap Emmerdale, having taken over the role from Sophie Jeffery who played the part from 1993–1997. In an interview, she stated that Mark Charnock (Marlon Dingle) is her closest friend from the show.

In December 2006, she appeared in a Emmerdale edition of Family Fortunes, with other members of the Windsor’s.

In January 2007 she was a contestant on the celebrity singing contest, Soapstar Superstar, in which she came 9th.

In September 2007 she appeared on ‘Ghosthunting With The Dingles’ alongside other members of her on-screen family.

After appearing on the show for over 10 years she filmed her final scenes at the end of 2008 which were later aired in January 2009.

From 2 February 2009, she made her West End debut by playing the role of Penny Pingleton in hit musical Hairspray, taking over the role from Elinor Collett.

It was announced in January 2010 that Verity and the rest of the cast will finish on 28 March 2010, as the show at their theatre is closing.

On 5 June 2010, Verity appeared on the BBC One programme ‘Hole in the Wall’.

In October 2010, Verity took on the role of Sophie in Dougal Irvine’s production of Departure Lounge at the Waterloo East Theatre. She starred alongside Steven WebbChris Fountain, Jack Shalloo and Liam Tamne. She finished the role at the beginning of November as Sian Webber took over.

As Maria

Sound of music

In January 2011, Verity will be taking over the role of Maria in The Sound Of Music from Connie Fisher.



Betsy Von Furstenberg by Mike Ludlow

Betsy Von Furstenberg

Artist: Mike Ludlow was a glamour illustrator who did much pin-up work in the late 1950s for Esquire. He painted the entire twelve-page calendar for 1957 – the last published by the magazine. His pin-ups also appeared in the series of three-page centerfolds known as Esquire’s Lady Fair. For these works, Ludlow often called on actresses like Virginia Mayo and popular personalities like Betsy Von Furstenberg in addition to professional models.
Ad works for Balantine Ale, Douglas Aircraft, RCA (classical LP covers). Story art for Saturday Evening Post, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle.

Betsy von Furstenberg was born on August 16, 1931 in Neheim, West Phalia, Germany. She is a famous actress. She is very good in painting and riding. Betsy is also a good player of Tennis.

Betsy started her career as an actress with the famous movie “Donne senza nome” in which she played the role of Boshe in 1950. She acted in television series “Disappearing Trick” in which she played the role of Laura Gild in 1958.
Betsy played a lead role in the famous television series “Another World” which was released in 1964.

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