Posted by Beth Daniels on Mar 4, 2014
Born Louise Ellen Beavers, Cincinnati, OH, March 8, 1902 Well, I was going to delve into the life and career of the excellent Louise Beavers, but I see that there is already a thorough and well-written article by Cliff Aliperti on his site, immortalephemera.com, which I heartily rec read more
The Great Katharine Hepburn
Posted by Margaret Perry on Sep 22, 2012
Louise Beavers, What A Character!
This post is written in conjunction with the What A Character! blogathon hosted by Once Upon a Screen, Outspoken and Freckled, and Paula's Cinema Club.
Louise Beavers' career as one of the best character actresses of classic Hollywood spanned from 1927- read more
Posted by KC on Feb 10, 2010
Louise Beavers is one of my favorite African American figures from classic Hollywood, because her real life so thoroughly contradicts her screen image. In nearly all of her films she was a domestic—usually a maid, sometimes a cook. She was jolly, open-hearted, laidback and plump.
Off screen, read more