Bette Davis, Best Actress 1935 & 1938: MovieMonday.com

1935: DANGEROUS

(Drama - NR)

Bette Davis received her first oscar for playing a self-centered, alcoholic, neurotic, destructive ex-Broadway actress who is rehabiliated by a millionaire after she hits rock-bottom. Their ensuing romance is threatened by her husband and his finance.

1938: JEZEBEL

(Drama - NR)

Bette Davis received her second oscar for playing a Southern belle in pre-Civil War New Orleans who goes too far to make her fiance jealous. 


ABOUT BETTE DAVIS (1908 - 89)

Massachusetts born actress who came to Hollywood in 1931 with some stage experience under her belt.

Bette Davis was a box-office queen, starting in 1937, for many years. Has been called: "The First Lady of Hollywood". Bette Davis has worked with almost every top male star, from Errol Flynn to Humphrey Bogart.

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Bette Davis was also nominated for...

DARK VICTORY (39)
THE LETTER (40)
THE LITTLE FOXES (41)
NOW, VOYAGER (42)
MR. SKEFFINGTON (44)
ALL ABOUT EVE (50)
THE STAR (52)
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? (62)

Her other credits include:

SEED
THE MAN WHO PLAYED GOD
CABIN IN THE COTTON
THE BIG SHAKEDOWN
OF HUMAN BONDAGE
FRONT PAGE WOMAN
THE OLD MAID
THE PRIVATE LIVES OF ELIZABETH AND ESSEX
THE LETTER
THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
THE CORN IS GREEN
HUSH HUSH SWEET CHARLOTTE
THE NANNY
RETURN FROM WITCH MOUNTAIN
DEATH ON THE NILE
THE WHALES OF AUGUST