(1949- ). Radio: Starred in the dramas "Alien Corn" (Theater Guild on the Air, ABC, Apr 24, 1949, with Kirk Douglas
) and in "Reflected Glory" (Theater Guild on the Air, ABC, Feb 1, 1953, with Macdonald Carey
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Betty Davis | Miss Bette Davis
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on The Star
(1952), (1983)] Oh, yes, that was [Joan] Crawford. I wasn't imitating her, of course. It was just that whole approach of hers to the business as regards the importance of glamor and all the off stage things. I adored the script.
and Davis had feuded for years. During the making of What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
(1962), Bette had a Coca-Cola machine installed on the set due to Crawford's affiliation with Pepsi (she was the widow of Pepsi's CEO). Joan got her revenge by putting weights in her pockets when Davis had to drag her across the floor during certain scenes.
Often played assertive, uncompromising, aggressive and even ruthless women, though never less than compelling
The Fifth Warner Brother