Bette Davis

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Bette Davis
in the trailer for The Letter (1940).
BornRuth Elizabeth Davis
5 Apryle 1908(1908-04-05)[1]
Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S.
Dee'd6 October 1989(1989-10-06) (aged 81)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Fraunce
Cause o daith
Breast cancer
Restin place
Forest Lawn—Hollywood Hills Seemetry
Years active1929–1989
Hauf-marrae(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)
BairnsBarbara Sherry (b. 1947)
Margot Merrill (b. 1950)
Michael Merrill (b. 1952)

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (5 Apryle 1908 – 6 October 1989) wis an American actress o film, televeesion an theatre. Wi a career spannin 60 years, she is regairdit as ane o the greatest actresses in Hollywood history.[2] She wis noted for playin unsympathetic, sardonic chairacters, an wis famous for her performances in a range o film genres, frae contemporary crime melodramas tae historical an period films, suspense horror, an occasional comedies, awtho her greatest successes war her roles in romantic dramas.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ed Sikov (30 September 2008). Dark Victory: The Life of Bette Davis. Henry Holt and Company. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-8050-8863-2.
  2. "Bette Davis Biography".
  3. Michele Bourgoin, Suzanne (1998). Encyclopedia of World Biography. Gale. p. 119. ISBN 0-7876-2221-4.