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Bette Davis

Actress
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Net worth 2018: $1 Million
Residence: Lowell
Country: United States
BirthDay: 5 April 1908
Sigh: Taurus
Died On: October 6, 1989
Education: Cushing Academy
BIOGRAPHY

Bette Davis was bornon 5 April 1908 in Lowell, American, is Actress. “Why am I so good at playing bitches?” Bette Davis, the legendary Hollywood actress, once asked in an interview. “I think it’s because I’m not a bitch”, she answered in the same breadth and did not forget to add, “Maybe that’s why [Joan Crawford] always plays ladies.” Yes, that was Bette Davis; straight and to the point; never mincing her words. In fact, many of her friends believed that she actually enjoyed being labeled as an “A Class Bitch” and that too in an era when ladies who spoke their mind were sent home as difficult. However, her personality and her acting talent were such that she could be despised, but never dismissed. Instead, she went on to become the “First Lady of Film” and won innumerable awards all through her acting career and beyond. From historical and period movies to contemporary crime thrillers and romantic cinemas, this two-time Academy Award winner had acted in more than one hundred films. Moreover, she never flinched from taking up unsympathetic roles; instead she took them as a great challenge. Yes, Bette Davis was truly a genius whom the world pays tribute even so many years after her death

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$1 Million

TIMELINE
1989

Bette died from breast cancer on October 6, 1989 at the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

1987

It has been co-authored by Michael Herskovitz and was first published in 1987

1980

In 1980s too she worked in several TV shows and films

1979

‘Stangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter’ (1979) also brought her rave reviews

1970

Apart from her acting career of the 1970s and 1980s, it also talks about illness and recovery from a major stroke

1962

The book, published in 1962, talks about the most important part of her acting career as honestly as possible

1950

Bette Davis made a comeback in 1950 with the role of an aging actress in the movie’ All About Eve’

1949

However, when her contract with Warner Brothers ended in 1949, her career graph has once again reached all time low

1945

The couple got married in 1945 and had a daughter called Barbara Davis Hyman

1943

Unfortunately, while walking along in Hollywood, he had a fall and died two days later on 5th August, 1943 from head injury

1940

The movie ‘The Letter’ (1940) is another hugely popular film of this period

1937

From 1937 to 1949, she appeared in many successful films and even received Academy Awards nomination for her role in the movie ‘Jezebel’ (1938)

1936

In 1936, Bette Davis was entangled in a legal case with Warner Brothers

1935

Bette won her first Academy Awards for Best Actress in 1935 for the role in the movie ‘Dangerous’

1934

In 1934, Bette Davis played the character of Mildred Rogers in the movie ‘Of Human Bondage’ and earned huge critical acclaim for her performance

1932

As Bette was packing to go back to New York she received a call from the actor and filmmaker George Arliss, who offered her the lead role in the Warner Brothers movie ‘The Man Who Played God’ (1932)

1931

In 1931, she made her film debut in the movie ‘Bad Sisters’

1930

Accompanied by her mother, Bette set out for Hollywood in 1930

1929

In 1929, Bette made her Broadway debut with a role in the comedy ‘Broken Dishes’

1928

In 1928, Bette Davis started her career as a chorus girl in the play ‘Broadway’ George Cukor's stock theater company

1921

In 1921, Bette moved to New York City with her mother and sister

1915

Her parents separated in 1915, when Bette was barely seven years old

1908

Bette Davis was born as Ruth Elizabeth Davis on 5 April 1908 in Lowell, a city in the state of Massachusetts in the United States of America

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