Bette Davis

Bette Davis

American actress
Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis was an American actress of film, television, and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was known 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.Wikipedia
BornApril 5, 1908
HometownLowell, Massachusetts, United States of America
Net worth$2 million
Height5'3" (1.60m)
SpouseWilliam Grant Sherry, Arthur Farnsworth, Harmon Oscar Nelson, Gary Merrill
ChildrenB. D. Hyman
ParentsHarlow Morrell Davis, Ruth Augusta 'Ruthie' Favor


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Nicole Kidman honoured with AFI Life Achievement Award

The Big Little Lies star will be the first Australian to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award. Kidman told Stellar magazine that she was grateful to join previous female recipients Lillian Gish, Bette Davis, Meryl Streep, Jane Fonda and Barbara Streisand. Awarded by the AFI Board of Trustees, the Institute’s prize is among the film world’s most coveted gongs. Male counterparts include George Clooney, Robert de Niro and Al Pacino. Nicole will be the 49th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award, which was first handed out in 1973.
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Two's Company [Original Broadway Cast]
Two's Company [Original Broadway Cast]
Miss Bette Davis
Miss Bette Davis


1983Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or SpecialLittle Gloria... Happy at LastNominated
1980Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or SpecialWhite MamaNominated
1979Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieStrangers: The Story of a Mother and DaughterWinner
1964British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressWhat Ever Happened to Baby Jane?Nominated
1963British Academy of Film & Television ArtsForeign ActressWhat Ever Happened to Baby Jane?Nominated