Definition of Bette Davis from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Bette Davis

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(1908-89) a US film actor for more than 50 years. She was famous for playing strong emotional parts and for smoking a lot. She received Oscars for Dangerous (1935) and Jezebel (1938). Her other films included All About Eve (1950) and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?(1962).