Bette Davis

Bette Davis

Birth: April 5, 1908 Massachusetts, USA Death: October 6, 1989 Paris, France Childhood Bette Davis was born as Ruth Elizabeth Davis on April 5, 1908 in Massachusetts. Bette was the first child of newlyweds Ruth and Harlow Davis. Harlow was still going to law school and was not happy about being a father so soon. …

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Olivia de Havilland takes her Feud lawsuit to the Supreme Court

Classic Hollywood icon Olivia de Havilland is taking her ongoing defamation lawsuit against FX for what she claims was her unauthorized portrayal in Ryan Murphy’s Feud: Bette and Joan, to the Supreme Court. Last year, de Havilland sued FX Networks, alleging that the Ryan Murphy-produced FX series Feud: Bette and Joan defamed her by depicting her (played by Catherine Zeta-Jones) as a “vulgar gossip” and …

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Frank Sinatra auction makes $9,2 million

The private treasures of Frank Sinatra and his wife, Barbara, were a multimillion-dollar hit at auction. Sotheby’s reported Friday that the couple’s entertainment memorabilia, art, jewelry, books and other personal items sold for $9.2 million — about twice their pre-sale estimates. The top lot was Barbara Sinatra’s 20-carat diamond engagement ring, given to her in the bottom …

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Classic Hollywood Love Stories

Classic Hollywood Love Stories: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward’s marriage lasted for fifty years. The best example that Hollywood couples cán last a lifetime. Classic Hollywood Central takes a look at some of Classic Hollywood’s real-life love stories and continues this journey with the story of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward first met on …


Robert Wagner ‘person of interest’ in Natalie Wood’s death

Nearly four decades after the unexplained drowning death of Hollywood star Natalie Wood, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators tell “48 Hours” that her then-husband, actor Robert Wagner, is now a person of interest. Investigators want to speak with Wagner about the circumstances surrounding her death one night in 1981, they say in interviews for “48 …


Vivien Leigh’s jewelry up for auction

Jewels belonging to Gone With The Wind star Vivien Leigh will go under the hammer alongside some of the actress’ most prized personal possessions. Dozens of pieces of jewelry, as well as paintings, books, furniture and clothing once owned by the star, will be included in “Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection,” an auction scheduled for Sept. 26 at …