She was set to host and star in 20 episodes of an anthology to be called "The Joan Crawford Show", but Goodson-Todman Productions couldn't interest any of the networks in the proposed series.
2 Biographical Movies |
19 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
41 Articles |
15 Pictorials |
25 Magazine Cover Photos |
Billie Cassin | Lucille Le Sueur
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I absolutely will not allow anyone to call me grandmother. They can call me Auntie Joan, Dee-Dee, Cho-Cho, anything but grandmother. It pushes a woman almost to the grave.
When she adopted her eldest daughter, Christina Crawford
, she first named her "Joan Jr.". Baby pictures from the book "Mommie, Dearest" show baby Christina lying on a towel with "Joan, Jr." monogrammed on it. Later, for reasons that can only be speculated, Joan changed the baby's name to Christina. Joan did the same thing to her adopted son, who was named "Phillip Terry, Jr." after actor Phillip
Later in her career, her large eyebrows and "smear" lipstick