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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.

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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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Entertainment Tonigh, 2017-10-31 01:22:29
She got Bette Davis eyes! Ariana Grande slayed with her portrayal of acting icon Bette Davis in photos and videos posted on Instagram on Monday. In a series of black-and-white pics and footage, the 24-year-old songstress channeled the late legend -- and killed it with every move! Wearing a sparkly ...

Emmy predictions: Voters' toughest choice this year comes down to 'Feud' versus 'Big Little Lies'
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-08-17 13:30:00
Remember the title of that last episode of “Feud: Bette and Joan” — “You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?” It served as rueful comment on how the two titular Hollywood legends — Bette Davis and Joan Crawford — shoulda-coulda-would have been simpatico if not for the ...

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Variety, 2017-08-14 16:22:42
The Oscars episode of FX’s “Feud” may well be one of its best — depicting the behind-the-scenes shenanigans at the 1963 Academy Awards. Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) was nominated for best actress for her work in “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?” — but her co-star Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) was ...

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