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SummaryBette Davis (born as Ruth Elizabeth Davis in Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S., died in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was a famous Actress from USA, who lived between April 5, 1908 and October 6, 1989. She became 81 years old.
BiographyRuth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis was an American film actress who starred in over 100 films.
During the Second World War, founded the Davis along with actor John Garfield Hollywood Canteen. Hollywood Canteen was the scene in the film Stage Door Canteen from 1943.
After World War II, she had a comeback with the movie - All About Eve (All About Eve).
She was the first actress who was nominated for 10 Oscars for Best Actress. She has won 2 for A Dangerous Woman and Jezebel. In 1977 she was named for his life's work of the American Film Institute (AFI). She was the first woman who received the award.
So was Davis, the first woman who took over the headquarters of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Siences as president.
Bette Davis died in 1989 near Paris Neuelly-sur-Seine, France, after she had participated in an international film festival in Donestia-San Sebastian, Spain, where she was honored.
Zodiac etc.She is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 46 quotes who is written / told by Bette, under the main topics: Age, Funny, Happiness, Movie.
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Famous quotes by Bette Davis (46)
"Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did"
"I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache"
"Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life"
"Today everyone is a star - they're all billed as 'starring' or 'also starring'. In my day, we earned that recognition"
"We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to"
"I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed"
"I never did pal around with actresses. Their talk usually bored me to tears"
"I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep"
"I don't think of myself as a character actress - that's become a phrase which means you've had it"
"I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business"
"I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless"
"Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life"
"Gay Liberation? I ain't against it, it's just that there's nothing in it for me"
"From the moment I was six I felt sexy. And let me tell you it was hell, sheer hell, waiting to do something about it"
"Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world"
"An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know"
"Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life"
"I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back"
"Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation"
"The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead"
"The best time I ever had with Joan Crawford was when I pushed her down the stairs in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?"
"Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it"
"People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else"
"My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose"
"I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year"
"I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay"
"A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else"