Bette Davis

United States

Bette Davis Bio

Who is Bette Davis

Ruth Elizabeth Davis also known as Bette Davis was an American actress of Theater, Television and Film. In world cinema history she is also regarded as one of the greatest actress.

Early Life (Childhood)

Bette was born at 55 Cedar street, Lowell in April 5, 1908. In Lanesborough she attended a Spartan Boardng School which was called Crestalban. In Ashburnham, Massachusetts she attended Cushing Academy.

Interesting Facts

Davis was the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and also was the co-founder of the Hollywood Canteen. After her death she was listed in the greatest female stars of all time on the American Film Institutes.

Personal Life

From 1932 to 1960 Daves was married and Divorced with 4 different persons Harmon Nelson, Arthur Farnsworth, William Grant Sherry and Gary Merrill. She has three children Barbara Sherry, Margot Merrill and Michael Merrill.


Davis was nominated for Ten different awards from which she was able to win Two of them for the performance in the films Dangerous and Jezebel. People mounted a campaign to have her name included in the nominationforan academy award.


There was a Rumor that due to the bittter sexual jealousy Bette Davis waged war on Joan Crawford.