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Bette Davis


Bette Davis was the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  U.S. film actress who often played unsympathetic roles (1908-1989)
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In 1999, Bette Davis was named the second Greatest Female Star of All Time by the American Film Institute.
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  • Bette Davis was the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
  • When Bailey and I read poems together, he sounded like a fierce Basil Rathbone and I like a maddened Bette Davis.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • I had the scholarship of Philomena Guinea, a wealthy novelist who went to my college in the early nineteen hundreds and had her first novel made into a silent film with Bette Davis as well as a radio serial that was still running, and it turned out she was alive and lived in a large mansion not far from my grandfather’s country club.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • This picture . Bette Davis comes home from a hard day at the grocery store .
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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  • I remember seeing Migeres de Fuego with Bette Davis, Ann Dvorak, and Joan Blondell.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Mine informed me while Bette Davis was speaking that she preferred not to be touched on the knee.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • "Please, have a seat," she said, attempting the same tones and gestures she’d seen Bette Davis use on the late movies.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • He’II he so good he’ll make Bette Davis in Dark Victory look like Ali MacGraw in Love ’Oh, but it’s not like that at all —’ Roger began.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Bette Davis gets peritonitis in the end . she’s got this big black fright wig she wears all through the picture and she gets peritonitis, and she’s married to Joseph Cotten or something. .
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Bad lines out of old Bette Davis movies.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up

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  • Imitates Bette Davis): What a dump.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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