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:.
Joan Crawford was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actress for Mildred Pierce (as Mildred Pierce) in 1945.
|1945||Best Actress||Mildred Pierce (1945)||Mildred Pierce||Won|
|1947||Best Actress||Possessed (1947)||Louise Howell||Nominated|
|1952||Best Actress||Sudden Fear (1952)||Myra Hudson||Nominated|
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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