Bette Davis

Bette Davis

American actress of film, television and theater
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Bette Davis

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (; April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress. With a career spanning 60 years and 100 acting credits, she is regarded as one of the greatest actresses in film history. She was noted for playing unsympathetic, sardonic characters, and was famous for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical films, suspense horror, and occasional comedies, although her greater successes were in romantic dramas. A recipient of two Academy Awards, she was the first thespian to accrue ten nominations.

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Full name at birth
Ruth Elizabeth Davis
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Claim to fame
Of Human Bondage (1934), All About Eve
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Date of birth
5 April 1908
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Place of birth
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
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Date of death
6 October 1989
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Place of death
Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
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Cause of death
(metastasized Breast Cancer)
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Resting place
Forest Lawn—Hollywood Hills Cemetery
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Actress
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Height
5' 5" (165 cm)
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Weight
120 lbs (54.4 kg)
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  • Eyes
  • New England accent
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Shoe size
7
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Net worth
$2,000,000 USD
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High school
  • Cushing Academy
  • Mariarden School of Dancing
  • Northfield Mt. Hermon High School
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