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Joan Crawford

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Biography

in 1936 photo by George Hurrell

Source: Wikipedia

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur; March 23, 1904 – some sources list 1903, 1905, 1906 or 1908 – May 10, 1977)[Note 1] was an American film and television actress who started as a dancer and stage chorine.

Fact file

  • Born: Lucille Fay LeSueur March 23, 1904 (disputed) San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
  • Died: May 10, 1977 New York, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Heart attack; cancer
  • Resting place: Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1925–1972
  • Spouse(s): Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (m. 1929; div. 1933) Franchot Tone (m. 1935; div. 1939) Phillip Terry (m. 1942; div. 1946) Alfred Steele (m. 1955; died 1959)
  • Children: Christina (born 1939) Christopher (1943–2006) Cynthia (1947–2007) Cathy (born 1947)
  • Parent(s): Thomas E. LeSueur Anna Bell Johnson
  • Relatives: Hal LeSueur (brother)

Read more about Joan Crawford at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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