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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Some stats about Bette and Joan for their classic match play battle...

Taking a page from my good friend John over at Mythical Monkey, I decide to post some stats about the match between rivals Bette Davis and Joan Crawford that is currently going on. I just love stats and numbers.

Bette Davis

"I'm sure this is one match everyone has been waiting on. I'll try not to disappoint!"

Name: Ruth Elizabeth Davis

Birth Date: April 5, 1908 (Lowell, Massachusetts)
Height: 5' 3"
Academy Awards: 11 nominations, 2 wins (Dangerous (1935) and Jezebel (1938))
Monties: 4 nominations, 1 win: Best Actress - The Little Foxes (1941) - so far....
My favorite Bette film: All About EveMatch Play record: 2-1 (beat Esther Williams and Rita Hayworth in the 40's era of the
 Favorite Classic Actress Tournament before losing to Vivien Leigh 37-36)
Joan Crawford

  "I am so ready to take down Bette!"
Name: Lucille Fay LeSueur

Birth Date: March 23, 1905 (San Antonio, Texas)
Height: 5' 5"

Academy Awards: 3 nominations, 1 win (Mildred Pierce (1945)
Monties: 2 nomination, 2 wins: Best Supporting Actress -  Grand Hotel (1934) and The Women (1939)
My favorite Joan film: The Women
Match Play record: 0-1 (lost to Barbara Stanwyck 42-8 in Favorite Classic Tournament...ouch)


Irene Palfy said...

Love that you included the Monties..

Emily said...

I'm rooting for Lucille for sure!!


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