Bette Davis

(Ruth Elizabeth Davis)
Born: 5/5/1908
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts

Academy Award -winning film and television actress known for her distinctive appearance and voice, as well as for roles as troubled women. She earned a reputation for toughness as a result of battling studio boss Jack Warner. Her films include Dangerous (1935), Jezebel (1938) and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962).

Died: 10/6/1989
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