Bette Davis has acted in 123 films, notably "All About Eve," "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane," "Bureau of Missing Persons," "Waterloo Bridge," "Now, Voyager" and "Jezebel." Bette Davis's complete filmography is available on IMDb.comContinue Reading
Bette Davis was born Ruth Elizabeth Davis, on April 5, 1908. She transitioned from dance to acting and made her Broadway debut in 1929. Bette Davis was hired by Universal in the 1930s and made her first film, "Way Back Home," in 1931. She later signed a seven-year deal with Warner Brothers, but she later left for England and sued in an attempt to get out of her contract. After the lawsuit, she co-starred alongside Henry Fonda in "Jezebel." Bette Davis died in 1989.
"Waterloo Bridge" is a 1931 film that was directed by James Whale and based on a 1930 play of the same name. Bette Davis stars alongside Mae Clarke, Kent Douglass and Doris Lloyd. Davis plays the role of Janet Cronin, sister to Roy Cronin, a member of the Canadian Army. The film was remade twice, once in 1940 and again in 1950, under the title "Gaby."
Davis stars as lead character Norma Roberts in the 1933 film "Bureau of Missing Persons." The film, directed by Roy del Ruth, was based on the book "Missing Men," written by John H. Ayers and Carol Bird. Davis stars alongside Pat O'Brien, Lewis Stone, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly and Glenda Farrell. It was the second time that Davis and O'Brien had shared the screen together, and both were under contract with Warner Brothers at the time. The film revolves around the missing persons case of Chicago banker Therme Roberts, husband of Nora.Learn more about Art & Literature