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Bette Davis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, she was highly regarded for her performances in a range of film genres; from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, though her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas. After appearing in Broadway plays, Davis moved to Hollywood in 1930, but her early films for Universal Studios were unsuccessful. She joined Warner Bros. in 1932 and established her career with several critically acclaimed performances. In 1937, she attempted to free herself from her contract and although she lost a well-publicized legal case, it marked the beginning of the most successful period of her career. Until the late 1940s, she was one of American cinema's most celebrated leading ladies, known for her forceful and intense style. Davis gained a reputation as a perfectionist who could be highly combative, and confrontations with studio executives, film directors and costars were often reported. Her forthright manner, clipped vocal style and ubiquitous cigarette contributed to a public persona which has often been imitated and satirized. Davis was the co-founder of the Hollywood Canteen, and was the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress twice, was the first person to accrue 10 Academy Award nominations for acting, and was the first woman to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Film Institute. Her career went through several periods of eclipse, and she admitted that her success had often been at the expense of her personal relationships. Married four times, she was once widowed and thrice divorced, and raised her children as a single parent. Her final years were marred by a long period of ill health, but she continued acting until shortly before her death from breast cancer, with more than 100 films, television and theater roles to her credit. In 1999, Davis was placed second, after Katharine Hepburn, on the American Film Institute's list of the greatest female stars of all time.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Bette Davis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Apr 5, 1908 в Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
Впервые появился:
на movie The Bad Sister 1931-03-29
Последний проект:
Series Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter 2016
Известный в фильмах
Poster of The Nanny
Poster of Watch on the Rhine
Poster of The Letter
Poster of Satan Met a Lady
Series Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter Unknown 2016
Series White Mama Unknown 2016
Series Little Gloria... Happy at Last Unknown 2016
Кино Послушай меня, Марлон Herself 2015-07-29
Series Talking Pictures Herself - Archive footage 2013-01-05
Кино Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored Herself (archive footage) 2013-01-29
Кино Tanaka Kinuyo no tabidachi - Senryôka no nichibei shinzen geijutsu shisetsu Herself (archive footage) 2009-10-17
Кино Stardust: The Bette Davis Story Herself (archive footage) 2006-05-02
Кино The Adventures of Errol Flynn Queen Elizabeth (archive footage) 2005-04-05
Кино Wicked Stepmother Miranda Pierpoint 1989-02-03
Кино Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood (archive footage) 1987-01-01
Кино The Whales of August Libby Strong 1987-10-14
Кино As Summers Die Hannah Loftin 1986-05-18
Кино Детективы Агаты Кристи: Зеркальное убийство Carrie Louise Serrocold 1985-02-20
Кино Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Кино Right of Way Miniature Dwyer 1983-11-21
Кино A Piano for Mrs. Cimino Esther McDonald Cimino 1982-02-03
Кино Мертвые пледов не носят (in "Deception") (archive footage) 1982-05-21
Кино Little Gloria... Happy at Last Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt 1982-10-24
Кино Family Reunion Elizabeth Winfield 1981-10-11
Кино Лесной наблюдатель Mrs. Aylwood 1980-04-17
Кино White Mama Adele Malone 1980-03-05
Кино Skyward Billie Dupree 1980-11-20
Кино Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter Lucy Mason 1979-05-13
Series Тёмный секрет праздника урожая Widow Fortune 1978-01-23
Кино Death on the Nile: Making of Featurette Marie van Schuyler 1978-01-01
Кино Return from Witch Mountain Letha 1978-03-10
Кино Смерть на Ниле Marie Van Schuyler 1978-10-06
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Кино Burnt Offerings Aunt Elizabeth 1976-10-18
Кино The Disappearance of Aimee Minnie Kennedy 1976-11-17
Series The American Film Institute Salute to ... Unknown 1973-04-02
Кино Scream, Pretty Peggy Mrs. Elliott 1973-11-24
Кино Madame Sin Madame Sin 1972-01-15
Кино Lo scopone scientifico 'A vecchia 1972-10-08
Кино Bunny O'Hare Bunny O'Hare 1971-10-18
Кино Connecting Rooms Wanda Fleming 1970-05-01
Кино The Anniversary Mrs. Taggart 1968-02-07
Кино The Nanny Nanny 1965-10-27
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Кино Dead Ringer Margaret DeLorca / Edith Phillips 1964-02-19
Кино Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte Charlotte Hollis 1964-12-15
Кино Where Love Has Gone Mrs. Gerald Hayden 1964-11-02
Кино La Noia Dino's Mother 1963-12-04
Series Виргинцы Unknown 1962-09-19
Кино Что случилось с Бэби Джейн? Baby Jane Hudson 1962-10-31
Кино Пригоршня чудес Apple Annie 1961-12-18
Кино John Paul Jones Empress Catherine the Great 1959-06-16
Кино The Scapegoat Countess 1959-08-06
Series The DuPont Show with June Allyson Unknown 1959-09-21
Series Перри Мейсон Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Подозрение Mrs. Wilfred Ellis 1957-09-30
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Кино The Catered Affair Mrs. Agnes Hurley 1956-06-14
Кино Storm Center Alicia Hull 1956-07-31
Series Шоу Дины Шор Unknown 1956-10-05
Кино The Virgin Queen Queen Elizabeth I 1955-07-22
Series Дымок из ствола Unknown 1955-09-10
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Series Альфред Хичкок представляет Unknown 1955-10-02
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Церемония вручения премии «Оскар» Unknown 1953-03-18
Кино Phone Call from a Stranger Marie Hoke 1952-02-01
Кино The Star Margaret Elliot 1952-12-11
Кино Payment on Demand Joyce Ramsey (nee Jackson) 1951-02-03
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Кино Another Man's Poison Janet Frobisher 1951-11-20
Кино Все о Еве Margo Channing 1950-11-09
Кино Beyond the Forest Rosa Moline 1949-10-21
Series Ford Theatre Dolly Madison 1948-10-17
Кино Winter Meeting Susan Grieve 1948-04-07
Кино June Bride Linda Gilman 1948-10-29
Кино A Stolen Life Kate Bosworth / Patricia Bosworth 1946-07-06
Кино Deception Christine Radcliffe 1946-10-18
Кино The Corn Is Green Miss Lilly Moffat 1945-07-14
Кино Hollywood Canteen Herself 1944-12-31
Кино Mr. Skeffington Fanny Trellis 1944-05-25
Кино Thank Your Lucky Stars Herself 1943-09-25
Кино Watch on the Rhine Sara Müller 1943-08-27
Кино Old Acquaintance Kit Marlowe 1943-11-27
Кино A Present with a Future Mother 1943-12-01
Кино Breakdowns of 1942 Herself (uncredited) 1942-01-01
Кино The Man Who Came to Dinner Maggie Cutler 1942-01-24
Кино In This Our Life Stanley Timberlake Kingsmill 1942-05-16
Кино Now, Voyager Charlotte Vale 1942-10-31
Кино The Bride Came C.O.D. Joan Winfield 1941-07-12
Кино The Great Lie Maggie Patterson Van Allen 1941-04-12
Кино The Little Foxes Regina Giddens 1941-08-20
Кино All This, and Heaven Too Henriette Deluzy-Desportes 1940-07-13
Кино The Letter Leslie Crosbie 1940-11-22
Кино Dark Victory Judith Traherne 1939-04-22
Кино Juarez Empress Carlotta von Hapsburg 1939-06-10
Кино The Old Maid Charlotte Lovell 1939-09-02
Кино The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex Queen Elizabeth 1939-11-11
Кино Иезавель Julie Marsden 1938-03-19
Кино The Sisters Louise Elliott Medlin 1938-10-14
Кино Marked Woman Mary Dwight Strauber 1937-04-10
Кино Кид Гэлэхэд Louise 'Fluff' Phillips 1937-05-29
Кино Та самая женщина Mary Donnell/Mme Al Haines 1937-09-18
Кино It's Love I'm After Joyce Arden 1937-11-20
Кино The Petrified Forest Gabrielle Maple 1936-02-08
Кино The Golden Arrow Daisy Appleby 1936-05-23
Кино Satan Met a Lady Valerie Purvis 1936-07-22
Кино Город на границе Mrs. Marie Roark 1935-01-23
Кино Женщина с первой полосы Ellen Garfield 1935-07-11
Кино Девушка с 10-й авеню Miriam A. Brady 1935-06-01
Кино Special Agent Julie Gardner 1935-09-14
Кино Dangerous Joyce Heath 1935-12-25
Кино Только любовь Lynn Mason 1934-02-14
Кино Большое потрясение Norma Nelson 1934-01-06
Кино Джентельмен Джимми Joan Martin 1934-03-17
Кино Fog Over Frisco Arlene Bradford 1934-06-02
Кино Housewife Patricia Berkeley 1934-08-11
Кино Of Human Bondage Mildred Rogers 1934-07-20
Кино Just Around the Corner Ginger 1933-01-17
Кино Parachute Jumper Patricia "Alabama" Brent 1933-01-28
Кино Бюро пропавших без вести Norma Roberts 1933-09-08
Кино Работяга Jenny Hartland 1933-04-20
Кино Ex-Lady Helen Bauer 1933-05-14
Кино The Man Who Played God Grace Blair 1932-02-19
Кино Угроза Peggy Lowell 1932-01-29
Кино Богатство, которое всегда с нами Malbro 1932-05-21
Кино Hell's House Peggy Gardner 1932-01-30
Кино Такой большой! Miss Dallas O'Mara 1932-04-30
Кино The Dark Horse Kay Russell 1932-06-16
Кино Three on a Match Ruth Wescott 1932-10-29
Кино 20,000 Years in Sing Sing Fay Wilson 1932-12-24
Кино The Cabin in the Cotton Madge Norwood 1932-10-15
Кино The Bad Sister Laura Madison 1931-03-29
Кино Семя Margaret Carter 1931-05-14
Кино Waterloo Bridge Janet Cronin 1931-09-01
Кино Way Back Home Mary Lucy Duffy 1931-11-13