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Bette Davis

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in the trailer for The Letter (1940).

Source: Wikipedia

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actors in cinema history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was reputed for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, although her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas.

Fact file

  • Born: Ruth Elizabeth Davis April 5, 1908 Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Died: October 6, 1989 (aged 81) Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
  • Cause of death: Breast cancer
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn—Hollywood Hills Cemetery
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1929–1989
  • Spouse(s): Harmon Nelson (m. 1932–1938; divorced) Arthur Farnsworth (m. 1940–1943; his death) William Grant Sherry (m. 1945–1950; divorced) Gary Merrill (m. 1950–1960; divorced)
  • Children: Barbara Sherry (b. 1947) Margot Merrill (b. 1950) Michael Merrill (b. 1952)

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Playing Bette Davis has been an option for Susan Sarandon for some time, so why now and why 'Feud'?
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-05-18 22:20:00
Oscar winner Susan Sarandon has been dogged by Bette Davis and her legacy for years. Sarandon, who played the eccentric cinematic icon in the FX series “Feud,” has been tapped to portray Davis multiple times and for many years, even through Davis herself. “Originally, she approached me through...

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Variety, 2017-04-22 17:57:11
The riveting performances by Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange as Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in FX’s “Feud” have shown the deeper story of two Hollywood legends. The show’s cast and producers, led by Ryan Murphy, reunited for a screening of the season one finale and a panel to talk ...

Here is what really happened to Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and others after 'Feud'
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-04-21 11:30:00
As "Feud" comes to an end we look at what really happened to the real life Joan Crawford and Bette Davis and other Golden Age actresses like Joan Blondell, Rosalind Russell and others.

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