During World War II , she was taken away from her parents, she was Jewish and she was held at a concentration camp in Southern France. She escaped the camp and was hidden by family from the Nazis. She worked as a model. She went to England in 1945, where she attended Pitman's College in Southampton Row. Le Beau went on to work as a model, actress, broadcaster, cabaret artiste, lecturer, portrait painter, sculptor, graphologist, and a facilitator for a Yiddish language circle. She has worked in radio, on a woman's program for solving problems.
Bettine Le Beau is an actress who has worked with some of the top names in UK showbusiness. Names like Sean Connery, Benny Hill, Morecambe and Wise, Eric Sykes, Bob Monkhouse and Tom O'Conner to name a few. She has over 35 years experience of public speaking and have talked at events schools, hospics and cruise ships.
Interview; Q. Had you always aspired to be an actress - how did you end up working in television and film? A. I wish I could answer you in the affirmative but I will let you in on a little secret - I am a born show-off. Any platform would have done.
She survived in the Holocaust as a hidden child and came to UK in 1945 after the second World War. She went on to have a diverse and varied career. Model, broadcaster, actress, presenter, cabaret artist, lecturer, facilitator for a Yiddish language circle, painter, sculptor and graphologist.