Bette Davis

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Bette Davis

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born
in Lowell, Massachusetts, The United States
April 05, 1908

died
October 06, 1989

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Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress of film, television and theatre. 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 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...more


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“When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.”
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“There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.”
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“If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.”
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