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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.

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  • 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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mannieholmes
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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Variety, 2017-04-19 13:06:55
The first season of Ryan Murphy’s “Feud” — centered on Bette Davis and Joan Crawford — has yet to conclude (the finale airs on April 23), but the team is already thinking two steps ahead. Season 2, it has been announced, will focus on Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and ...

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