Starred in "The World of Carl Sandburg" in 1959 (on Broadway in 1960).
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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!
Became pregnant by first husband Harmon Nelson
in 1933 and 1936, by her lover William Wyler
in 1940, and by her second husband Arthur Farnsworth in 1941, 1942 and 1943. On all of these occasions she had abortions.
Often played assertive, uncompromising, aggressive and even ruthless women, though never less than compelling
The Fifth Warner Brother