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Ruth Elizabeth Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989), known as Bette Davis, was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actors in world cinema history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters...Wikipedia

Age: 81 (age at death)
Born: 5th April, 1908, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 6th October, 1989, Neuilly, France
Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Of Human Bondage (1934), All Abot Eve

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Murdoch University (Western Australia) Communications Senior Lecturer Tara Brabazon, in her article "The Spectre of the Spinster: Bette Davis and the Epistemology of the Shelf," quotes the court testimony of first husband, Harmon Nelson, to show what a debacle her private life was. During divorce proceedings, Nelson was successful in sustaining his charge of mental cruelty by testifying that Davis had told him that her career was more important than her marriage. Brabazon writes that Bette Davis, claiming she was beaten by all four of her husbands, believed that she should have remained single.


After the song "Bette Davis Eyes" became a hit single, Ms. Davis wrote letters to singer Kim Carnes and songwriters Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon and asked how did they know so much about her. One of the reasons Davis loved the song is that her granddaughter heard it and thought her grandmother was "cool" for having a hit song written about her.

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Wicked Stepmother (1989)

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thejcaulfield - The greatest actress to have ever lived. (7 months ago)
Paris098 - OMGGGGG I love her so much! She's so cute! (1 year ago)
JBella - She really had stunning eyes. So large and blue. Great actress. Wish they made them like her nowadays. (3 years ago)
LITTLE KOJAK - Bette`s real claim to fame is her eyes...because she has `Bette Davis Eyes.` (4 years ago)
ana - it seems to me that eddie fisher is everywhere.BY THE WAY BETTE U R A GREAT ACTRESS ENJOY YOU`RE FILMS OVER AND OVER. BLESS YOU;; (6 years ago)
bobi_7 - The picture.(profile pic)at the top where it has the "Bette Davis" Caption is not Bette Davis, it is actually a picture of Rita Hayworth! I am sure it is Rita Hayworth. (6 years ago)
Bohemian_Sweetie - Whoa! Brando seems to be "everywhere"! (6 years ago)
john grant sherry - My father was married to bette davis.I have a home movie that was shot at bette`s home in the forties. No one has ever seen it. She is in a tennis outfit and smoking somewhere in the yard. My father is on the beach with their daughter Barbara playing in the sand. Barbara is around two years old. (6 years ago)
Lucy_Lee - Bette, you were a true Actress and a stern woman when it came down to business. (7 years ago)

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