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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:

On FEUD, Feuds, Bette Davis and

By Lara on May 7, 2017 From Backlots

Bette Davis and share a laugh. The first season of the FX bio-series Feud came to a close on April 23, capping off 8 weeks of exploration into the famous rivalry between Bette Davis and . With Jessica Lange as , Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis, and Catherine Zet... Read full article


Warner Archive: 1940s in A Woman's Face and Flamingo Road

By KC on Mar 31, 2017 From Classic Movies

Image Source The forties were an interesting time for . In that decade she left her long time studio MGM for Warner Bros, finally won a coveted Oscar for best actress (Mildred Pierce [1946]) and her performance style matured beyond the movie star mannerisms upon which she'd relied so ... Read full article


Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

By Guest Post on Sep 19, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part One of a Four-Part Series Most movie fans who love the classic films of Hollywood’s “golden age,” probably have a pretty good idea what film scholars and movie critics think of the great stars of that era because their ... Read full article


Celebrating with Autumn Leaves

By Virginie Pronovost on Jul 30, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

My friend Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood is hosting the Blogathon to honour one of her favourite actresses. The event started on July 28, 2016 and takes an end today, on July 30, 2016. Of course, I had to be part of it as, even if I haven’t seen many of he... Read full article


The Blogathon--TRAMP, TRAMP, TRAMP

By Dan Day Jr. on Jul 30, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

When it comes to the definition of "movie star", almost no one fulfills that better than . Her decades-long movie career, her poor background, her various real-life romances, the numerous stories & legends about her personal behavior--it's almost as if her entire life was written by... Read full article


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Joan Crawford Quotes:

Janie 'Duchess' Barlow: I'll stick to those thousand-to-one shots - sometimes they win.


[first lines]
Jenny Stewart: Hold the record.


Sheridan 'Sherry': I'm sorry, I thought you liked having me around more or less.
Marcia Townsend Warren: I do. More or less, either one or the other. There, now you've got it.


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Blue Öyster Cult wrote a song about her, titled "Joan Crawford".

Interred at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, New York, USA.

She would never smoke a cigarette unless she opened the pack herself, and would never use another cigarette out of that pack if someone else had touched it.

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