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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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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


March Madness #9:

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


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Joan Crawford Quotes:

Julie: Don't give me any of that Sister-come-to-Salvation. Look, I'm not buying any. I know the routine. It starts out with a prayer, and ends up with a Bible in one hand and me in the other!


Vienna: [Referring to her long-ago love for Johnny Guitar] When a fire burns itself out, all you have left is ashes.


Lynn Markham: [to Drummy] You're about as friendly as a suction pump.


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Joan Crawford Facts
Her cleanliness obsession lead her to prefer showers to tubs, as she abhorred sitting in her own bathwater.

During her later years, Crawford was drinking up to a quart of vodka a day.

One of the original MGM Contract Stars from the studio's early period.

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