Parachute Jumper

Bette Davis

b.4/05/1908 Lowell, Massachusetts

Father was a practicing attorney and mother was a professional photographer High school drop out Enrolls as student and graduates from John Murray Anderson Drama School in New York Receives leading roles on Broadway including “Broken Dishes” Academy Award for Best Actress in “Dangerous” 1935 Academy Award Best Actress “Jezebel” 1938 Ten Academy Award nominations in her career (more than any other actress) American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award 1977 The Film Society of Lincoln Center for Lifetime Achievement Award 1987 First cinematic movie: “Waterloo Bridge” 1931


Waterloo Bridge, Dark Horse, Parachute Jumper Of Human Bondage, Special Agent, Dangerous, The Golden Arrow, Jezebel, Dark Victory, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, The Little Foxes, New Voyager, Hollywood Canteen, All About Eve, Watch on the Rhine, The Virgin Queen, John Paul Jones, The Nanny, The Whales of August, What Happened to Baby Jane, Burnt Offerings