During the making of what ever happened to baby jane. Music video by kim carnes performing bette davis eyes.
Ruth elizabeth davis was born april 5 1908 in lowell massachusetts to ruth augusta favor and harlow morrell davis a patent attorney.
Bette davis. American actress bette davis was born on april 5 1908 in lowell massachusetts. 1962 bette had a coca cola machine installed on the set due to crawfords affiliation with pepsi she was the widow of pepsis ceo. After a brief theater career she became one of the biggest stars in the hollywood studio system.
The daughter of a massachusetts lawyer american actress bette davis matured with a desire to become an actress upon her graduation from cushing academy but was turned away from eva legalliennes. This is a complete filmography of bette davisdavis began acting in films in 1931 initially as a contract player with universal studios where she made her film debut in bad sister 1931. Joan crawford and davis had feuded for years some of it instigated by publicists and studio heads.
Originally published in 1962 the lonely life is legendary silver screen actress bette daviss lively and riveting account of her life loves and marriages now in ebook for the first time and updated with an afterword she wrote just before her death. Ruth elizabeth bette davis b t i. Bette davis original name ruth elizabeth davis born april 5 1908 lowell massachusetts usdied october 6 1989 neuilly sur seine france versatile volatile american actress whose raw unbridled intensity kept her at the top of her profession for 50 years.
April 5 1908 october 6 1989 was an american actress of film television and theaterwith a career spanning 60 years she is regarded as one of the greatest actresses in hollywood history. Music video tribute to bette davis i filmed with my super 8 camera in the 80s when kim carnes first recorded her hit recording of bette davis eyes.