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Joan Crawford Overview:

Legendary actress, Joan Crawford, was born Lucille Fay LeSueur on Mar 23, 1905 in San Antonio, TX. Crawford died at the age of 72 on May 10, 1977 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum in Hartsdale, Westchester County, NY.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Joan Crawford was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Mildred Pierce (as Mildred Pierce) in 1945.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1945Best ActressMildred Pierce (1945)Mildred PierceWon
1947Best ActressPossessed (1947)Louise HowellNominated
1952Best ActressSudden Fear (1952)Myra HudsonNominated
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Joan Crawford's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #15 on Sep 14, 1929.

BlogHub Articles:

You're Invited! Presenting STYLE OF SIN: AND JOAN BLONDELL 12/8 at Egyptian Theatre

on Nov 19, 2019 From GlamAmor

Sunday, December 8 is the final event in my 6-part Pre-Code speaker/screening series at the American Cinematheque! THE STYLE OF SIN: AND JOAN BLONDELL Pre-Code Film with Kimberly Truhler Sunday, December 8 Egyptian Theatre Hollywood, CA Talk starts at 1:00 pm followed by s... Read full article


, QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN BLOGATHON: Grand Hotel (1932)

on May 10, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Pale Writer and The Poppity are hosting this blogathon tribute to on May 11th and 12th. You can share in all the tributes to the amazing actress's career by clicking HERE or HERE. Thank you, Gabriela and Erica D! Vicki Baum's successful 1929 novel Grand Hotel became a popular Broa... Read full article


The Blogathon – Humoresque (1946)

By Carol Martinheira on May 9, 2019 From The Old Hollywood Garden

The Blogathon – Humoresque (1946) On May 9, 2019 By CarolIn Uncategorized John Garfield’s ultimely death at age 39 in 1952 may have robbed him and us of a long and prolific career, but the performances and movies he left behind more than make ... Read full article


: A Face and a Whole Lot More in "Our Dancing Daughters"

By FlickChick on May 9, 2019 From A Person in the Dark

This is my entry in the : Queen of the Silver Screen Blogathon, hosted by Pale Writer and Poppity Talks Classic Films. Click HERE for more Joan. " is doubtless the best example of the flapper, the girl you see in smart night clubs, gowned to the apex of sophistication, t... Read full article


in a Strait-Jacket

By Rick29 on Jan 24, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Before the credits even roll in Strait-Jacket (1964), a narrated flashback provides all the background information we need to know. It starts with Frank Harbin hooking up with ex-girlfriend Stella while his wife Lucy is out of town. Frank takes Stella back to the farm for some hanky-panky, even thou... Read full article


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Joan Crawford Quotes:

Helen Wright: [Drinking alone, toasting herself] Here's to love...
[hesitates]
Helen Wright: ... and here's to the time when we were little girls, and no one asked us to marry.


Lucy Harbin: [to Michael] You sit down here with Carrol because I wouldn't want her to think I was taking her father away from her.


Amanda Farrow: When you finish the slush files, then you may go. But I want my comments on each.
Caroline Bender: Typed?
Amanda Farrow: No Miss Bender. Beat it out on a native drum.


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It was recently learned from an excellent, detailed and objective TV biography of her (including information from Christina Crawford) that Joan Crawford's hatred of wire hangers derived from her poverty as a child and her experiences working with her mother in what must have been a grim job in a laundry. [6 August 2002]

Cousin-in-law of Lucile Fairbanks.

Wore size 4C shoes. (Source: Celebrity Sleuth magazine)

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