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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.



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

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.

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on Jun 16, 2020 From GlamAmor

Last weekend, more than 200 fans of film and fashion got together to celebrate the early life and style of ! I couldn't have asked for a better audience for the first in my 6-part online Pre-Code series THE STYLE OF SIN. The Pre-Code era of Hollywood refers to the years between 1930... Read full article

New Online Event Series starts with THE STYLE OF SIN: June 14

on Jun 3, 2020 From GlamAmor

As promised, I am bringing my 1930s Pre-Code series THE STYLE OF SIN to you online! I'm mixing up the order as well as the films I feature, so it will be slightly different than my series at the Egyptian Theatre last year. Case in point: the first event will focus entirely on . Craft yo... Read full article

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


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

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Joan Crawford Quotes:

Janie 'Duchess' Barlow: [reading a note from Tod] Don't say 'them things'. Don't say 'can it'. Don't say 'guy'. Don't buy shoes with ribbons on them. Don't forget, what's a striptease on 2nd Avenue is art on Broadway. The $50 is to buy you a dress without a zipper.

Lynn Markham: I was on an island once; they all look alike - round.

Lynn Markham: I'd like to ask you to stay and have a drink, but I'm afraid you might accept.

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

In 1959, upon the death of her husband Alfred Steele, CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company, Joan remained on the Board of Directors until her forced retirement in 1973, earning $60,000 per year.

When Joan adopted her eldest daughter, Christina Crawford, she first named her 'Joan, Jr.'. Baby pictures from the book 'Mommie, Dearest' show baby Christina lying on a towel with 'Joan, Jr.' monogrammed on it. Later, for reasons that can only be speculated, Joan changed the baby's name to Christina. Joan did the same thing to her adopted son, who was named 'Phillip Terry, Jr.', after the man that Joan was married to at the time he was adopted. After her divorce to Phillip Terry was finalized, Joan changed the boy's name to Christopher.

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