Actress Betsy Palmer, perhaps best known for her role as the killer cook in "Friday the 13th," died Friday. She was 88 years old.
"His name was Jason. I was working the day that it happened, preparing meals. Here. I was the cook," Palmer said in "Friday the 13th" playing the character Mrs. Voorhees.
"And I said, 'What a piece of shit! Nobody is ever going to see this thing.' ... It was only ten days work, so I thought, 'I'll do it so I can get my car.'"
"And here we are, 25 years later, it's a cult film, I am the Queen of the slashers ... and maybe after I'm done and gone, they'll still love Mrs. Voorhees," Palmer said in an interview.
Palmer did also play other roles, of course. She was a lieutenant in "Mister Roberts," and appeared in several other TV and movie roles. She was also on Broadway.
Palmer died of natural causes at a Connecticut hospice center and is survived by her daughter.