Starred in "The Earth Between", 1929.
7 Biographical Movies |
26 Print Biographies |
8 Portrayals |
4 Interviews |
13 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
44 Magazine Cover Photos |
Betty Davis | Miss Bette Davis
5' 3" (1.6 m)
Did You Know?
[on her character in All About Eve
(1950)] Margo Channing was not a bitch. She was an actress who was getting older and was not too happy about it. And why should she be? Anyone who says that life begins at 40 is full of it. As people get older their bodies begin to decay. They get sick. They forget things. What's good about that?
Had a long-running feud with Miriam Hopkins
due to her affair with Hopkins' husband, director Anatole Litvak
, as well as Davis' getting many roles that Hopkins wanted.
Often played assertive, uncompromising, aggressive and even ruthless women, though never less than compelling
The First Lady of Film