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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.

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By Kat_Selby on Mar 8, 2018 From All Good Things

Welcome to Day 9 of MARCH MADNESS! Every day one Super-star will be featured - a star of many types of roles, from really, really B.A.D. to the sweetest-dearest-most darling! DAY 8 Results: RICHARD BURTON's match was a run-away in favour of his lionish, rougher-tougher side, LION Rev. Dr. T. Lawren... Read full article


Book Review: “My Way of Life” by

on Jul 20, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

A disclaimer before I begin my review of ?My Way of Life? by : this is a book review. I?m not here to discuss Christina Crawford and whether or not her ?Mommie Dearest? accusations are true. I?m also not discussing the ?Feud? TV show. Furthermore, I do like and have watche... Read full article


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


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Joan Crawford Quotes:

Lynn Markham: I wouldn't have you if you were hung with diamonds upside down!


Vienna: If you remember, McGyvers gave me 24 hours to close. I drew out my own money, paid off my boys... and I'm closed. You can't buy a drink or turn a card. I'm sitting here in my own house, minding my own business, playing my own piano. I don't think you can make a crime out of that.


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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Because Joan was bullied and shunned at Stephens College by the other students due to her poor homelife, she answered every single piece of fanmail she received in her lifetime except those from former classmates at Stephens.

Joan never liked the name "Crawford", saying to friend, actor William Haines that it sounded too much like "Crawfish". He replied that it was much better than "Cranberry," which became the nickname he used for Crawford for over 50 years.

Adoptive mother of Christina Crawford.

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