Starred in "The Wild Duck", 1929.
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Betty Davis | Miss Bette Davis
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[after having blown the same line several times in Hollywood Canteen
(1944), in which she plays herself] I don't know what's wrong with me, but I think I just can't play myself. I don't know how! But, if you give me a drink - give me a cigarette - give me a gun - I'll play any old bag you want me to. I just can't play myself!
While touring the talk show circuit to promote What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
(1962), she told one interviewer that when she and Joan Crawford
were first suggested for the leads, Warner studio head Jack L. Warner
replied: "I wouldn't give a plugged nickel for either of those two old broads." Recalling the story, Davis laughed at her own expense. The following day, she reportedly received a ...
Her large, distinctive eyes
The First Lady of Film