Bette Davis (born Ruth Elizabeth Davis in Lowell, Massachusetts, April 5, 1908, died October 6, 1989) is a legendary movie star of classic Hollywood. She starred in such films as Of Human Bondage (1934), Jezebel (1938) with Henry Fonda and The Letter (1940) directed by William Wyler, Dark Victory (1939), The Old Maid (1939), The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) with Errol Flynn, All This, and Heaven Too (1940) with Charles Boyer, Now, Voyager (1942), Mr. Skeffington (1944), The Corn is Green (1945), All About Eve (1950) by Joseph Mankiewicz, Pocketful of Miracles (1961), Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) with Joan Crawford.
Read Ready for my deMille: Profiles in Excellence- Bette Davis, 1974 by Philip Berk
Golden Globe Awards
1951 NomineeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
1962 NomineeActress In A Leading Role - Musical Or Comedy
1963 NomineeBest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
1974 WinnerCecil B. deMille Award