Michelle Pfeiffer to Play Betty Ford in Showtime Series ‘The First Lady,’ Susanne Bier to Direct
Actress. Michelle pfeiffer is about to step into the role of the former first lady. Michelle pfeiffer is set to take on the raw betty ford and showtime's upcoming anthology series. The first lady the actress joins the previously announced by davis who will portray michelle obama for the show. No word yet on who will play. Eleanor roosevelt the show will focus on the roles. That the first lady's played in shaping impactful and sometimes world changing decisions during their time in the white house for it is the wife of former president. Gerald ford who was president from nineteen seventy four to nineteen seventy seven. She died at the age of three in two thousand eleven.