Bette Davis

Bette Davis
1908 - 1989

Bette Davis  American Actress


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According to our records, Bette Davis is possibly single.


Bette Davis was previously married to Gary Merrill (1950 - 1960), William Grant Sherry (1945 - 1950) and Harmon Nelson (1932 - 1939).

Bette Davis was in relationships with Vincent Sherman (1943 - 1944), Paul Henreid (1942), George Brent (1939 - 1940), Arthur Farnsworth (i) (1939 - 1943), William Wyler (1937 - 1938), Franchot Tone (1935), Kerry Johnson (1933 - 1937), Fred Perry, Johnny Mercer, Lewis Riley, Gilbert Roland and Robert Foulk.

Bette Davis had encounters with John Garfield (1941 - 1945), Robert S. Taplinger (1940), Howard Hughes (1938), Spencer Tracy (1932) and Glenn Ford.

Bette Davis is rumoured to have hooked up with Eddie Fisher.


American Actress Bette Davis passed away on 6th Oct 1989 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France aged 81. Born Ruth Elizabeth Davis on 5th April, 1908 in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA and educated at Mariarden School of Dancing and Northfield Mt. Hermon High School, Bette Davis is most remembered for Of Human Bondage (1934), All About Eve in a career that spanned 1929–1989. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Bette Davis was in 19 on-screen matchups, including Charles Farrell in The Big Shakedown (1934), Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in Parachute Jumper (1933), Edward G. Robinson in Kid Galahad (1937), Gene Raymond in Ex-Lady (1933) and George Arliss in The Man Who Played God (1932).

Bette Davis is a member of the following lists: Bette Davis, Deaths from cancer in France and Actors from Lowell, Massachusetts.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 10 years, 6 months 8 years, 7 months 6 years, 6 months
Dating12 4 years, 7 months 11 months, 24 days 1 year
Encounter5 4 years 9 months, 28 days 1 month
Rumoured1 - - -
Total21 10 years, 6 months 1 year, 11 months 1 month


First Name Ruth (Bette)
Middle Name Elizabeth
Maiden Name Davis
Full Name at Birth Ruth Elizabeth Davis
Alternative Name Bet, The Fifth Warner Brother, The First Lady of Film, Ruth Elizabeth Davis, Bette Davis
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th April, 1908
Birthplace Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Died 6th October, 1989
Place of Death Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Cause of Death Breast Cancer
Height 5' 5" (165 cm)
Weight 120lbs (54 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Eyes, New England accent
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Protestant
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Cushing Academy, Mariarden School of Dancing, Northfield Mt. Hermon High School
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Of Human Bondage (1934), All About Eve
Year(s) Active 1929–1989, 1929–1989
Brand Endorsement Lustre-Creme Shampoo (Magazine Advertisement) [1951], (1974) Print ad: Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey - Herself (United States)
Bust (inches) 36
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 25
Hips (inches) 35
Shoe Size 7
Official Websites,,
Father Harlow Morrell Davis
Mother Ruth Augusta Davis (nee Favor)
Sister Barbara Davis
Family Member Margot Merrill (Adopted Daughter), Michael Merrill (Adopted Son)
Friend Hedy Lamarr, Olivia De Havilland, Joan Blondell, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jane Bryan, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Shannon, Joan Fontaine, Debbie Reynolds, Thelma Ritter, Gladys Cooper, Claude Reins, Hattie McDaniel, Lena Horne, Ethel Waters, Ginger Rogers, Estelle Winwood, Donald Meek, Ruth Chatterton, Ann Dvorak, Countess Di Frasso, Mary Astor
Favorite Places France
Favorite Colors Pink, Blue

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theater. Regarded as one of the greatest actresses in Hollywood history, she was noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic, sardonic characters and was reputed for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary crime melodramas to historical and period films and occasional comedies, although her greatest successes were her roles in romantic dramas.

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Partner Comparison

Bette Davis81 AriesActress
Gary Merrill74 LeoActor
William Grant Sherry88 SagittariusArtist
Vincent Sherman99 CancerDirector
Paul Henreid84 CapricornActor
John Garfield39 PiscesActor
Robert S. Taplinger66 PiscesPublicist
George Brent75 PiscesActor
Arthur Farnsworth (i)34 Sagittarius
Howard Hughes70 CapricornBusiness
William Wyler79 CancerDirector
Franchot Tone63 PiscesActor
Kerry Johnson- PiscesPianist
Spencer Tracy67 AriesActor
Harmon Nelson68 CancerMusician
Robert Foulk80 TaurusActor
Fred Perry85 TaurusTennis
Johnny Mercer66 ScorpioSongwriter
Lewis Riley-
Gilbert Roland88 SagittariusActor
Glenn Ford90 TaurusActor
Eddie Fisher82 LeoSinger
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Michael (adopted)MaleGary Merrill
Margot (adopted)FemaleGary Merrill
Barbara DavisFemale1st May, 194771 years oldWilliam Grant Sherry


Wicked Stepmother1989Miranda PierpointMovie
The Whales of August1987Libby StrongMovie
As Summers Die1986Hannah LoftinTV Movie
Murder with Mirrors1985Carrie Louise SerrocoldTV Movie
Right of Way1983Mini DwyerTV Movie
Hotel1983Laura TrentTV Show
A Piano for Mrs. Cimino1982Esther McDonald CiminoTV Movie
Little Gloria... Happy at Last1982Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt (as Betty Davis)TV Movie
Family Reunion1981Elizabeth WinfieldTV Movie
The Watcher in the Woods1980Mrs. AylwoodMovie
Skyward1980Billie DupreeTV Movie
White Mama1980Adele MaloneTV Movie
Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter1979Lucy MasonTV Movie
Death on the Nile1978Mrs. Van SchuylerMovie
Return from Witch Mountain1978LethaMovie
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home1978Widow FortuneTV Show
Burnt Offerings1976Aunt ElizabethMovie
Hello Mother, Goodbye!1974TV Movie
Scream, Pretty Peggy1973Mrs. ElliottTV Movie
Madame Sin1972Madame SinMovie
Lo Scopone scientifico1972The MillionairessMovie
The Judge and Jake Wyler1972Judge MeredithTV Movie
Bunny O'Hare1971Bunny O'HareMovie
Connecting Rooms1970Wanda FlemingMovie
The Anniversary1968Mrs. TaggartMovie
It Takes a Thief1968Bessie GrindelTV Show
The Nanny1965NannyMovie
The Decorator1965LizMovie
Dead Ringer1964Edith Phillips, Margaret DeLorcaMovie
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte1964Charlotte HollisMovie
Where Love Has Gone1964Mrs. Gerald HaydenMovie
The Empty Canvas1963Dino's motherMovie
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?1962Baby Jane HudsonMovie
The Virginian1962Celia MillerTV Show
Pocketful of Miracles1961Apple AnnieMovie
John Paul Jones1959Empress Catherine the GreatMovie
The Scapegoat1959CountessMovie
The DuPont Show with June Allyson1959Sarah WhitneyTV Show
Perry Mason1957Constant DoyleTV Show
Suspicion1957Mrs. Wilfred EllisTV Show
Wagon Train1957Bettina May, Ella Lindstrom, Madame Elizabeth McQueenyTV Show
Storm Center1956Alicia HullMovie
The Catered Affair1956Aggie HurleyMovie
Telephone Time1956Mrs. Beatrice EnterTV Show
The Virgin Queen1955Queen Elizabeth IMovie
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1955Miss FoxTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Etta StoneTV Show
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1955Marie HokeTV Show
Studio 571954PaulaTV Show
G.E. True Theater1953Christine Marlowe, Miss BurrowsTV Show
Phone Call from a Stranger1952Marie HokeMovie
The Star1952Margaret ElliotMovie
The Ford Television Theatre1952Dolley MadisonTV Show
Another Man's Poison1951Janet FrobisherMovie
Payment on Demand1951Joyce RamseyMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Irene Van BurenTV Show
All About Eve1950MargoMovie
Beyond the Forest1949Rosa MolineMovie
June Bride1948Linda GilmanMovie
Winter Meeting1948Susan GrieveMovie
A Stolen Life1946Kate Bosworth, Patricia BosworthMovie
Deception1946Christine RadcliffeMovie
The Corn Is Green1945Miss Lilly MoffatMovie
Hollywood Canteen1944Bette DavisMovie
Mr. Skeffington1944Fanny Trellis SkeffingtonMovie
Old Acquaintance1943Kit MarloweMovie
Thank Your Lucky Stars1943Bette DavisMovie
Watch on the Rhine1943Sara MullerMovie
In This Our Life1942Stanley TimberlakeMovie
Now, Voyager1942Charlotte ValeMovie
The Man Who Came to Dinner1942Maggie CutlerMovie
Shining Victory1941Nurse (uncredited)Movie
The Bride Came C.O.D.1941Joan WinfieldMovie
The Great Lie1941Maggie PattersonMovie
The Little Foxes1941Regina GiddensMovie
All This, and Heaven Too1940Henriette Deluzy-DesportesMovie
The Letter1940Leslie CrosbieMovie
If I Forget You1940Bette DavisShort Film
Dark Victory1939Judith TraherneMovie
Juarez1939Carlota of MexicoMovie
The Old Maid1939Charlotte LovellMovie
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex1939Queen ElizabethMovie
Jezebel1938Julie MarsdenMovie
The Sisters1938Louise ElliottMovie
It's Love I'm After1937Joyce ArdenMovie
Kid Galahad1937Louise 'Fluff' PhillipsMovie
Marked Woman1937Mary Dwight StrauberMovie
That Certain Woman1937Mary DonnellMovie
A Day at Santa Anita1937Bette Davis (uncredited)Short Film
Satan Met a Lady1936Valerie PurvisMovie
The Golden Arrow1936Daisy ApplebyMovie
The Petrified Forest1936Gabrielle MapleMovie
Bordertown1935Marie RoarkMovie
Dangerous1935Joyce HeathMovie
Front Page Woman1935Ellen GarfieldMovie
Special Agent1935Julie GardnerMovie
The Girl from 10th Avenue1935Miriam A. BradyMovie
Fashions of 19341934Lynn MasonMovie
Fog Over Frisco1934Arlene BradfordMovie
Housewife1934Patricia BerkeleyMovie
Jimmy the Gent1934Joan MartinMovie
Of Human Bondage1934Mildred RogersMovie
The Big Shakedown1934Norma NelsonMovie
Bureau of Missing Persons1933Norma RobertsMovie
Ex-Lady1933Helen BauerMovie
Parachute Jumper1933Patricia 'Alabama' BrentMovie
The Working Man1933Jane Grey, Jenny HartlandMovie
Just Around the Corner1933GingerShort Film
20,000 Years in Sing Sing1932Fay WilsonMovie
Hell's House1932Peggy GardnerMovie
So Big!1932Miss Dallas O'MaraMovie
The Cabin in the Cotton1932Madge NorwoodMovie
The Dark Horse1932Kay RussellMovie
The Man Who Played God1932Grace BlairMovie
The Menace1932Peggy LowellMovie
The Rich Are Always with Us1932MalbroMovie
Three on a Match1932Ruth WescottMovie
Seed1931Margaret CarterMovie
The Bad Sister1931Laura MadisonMovie
Waterloo Bridge1931Janet CroninMovie
Way Back Home1931Mary LucyMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (21)

wjerryzwjerryzJun 22, 2016

One of the greatest. Love all your movies.

thejcaulfieldJul 23, 2014

The greatest actress to have ever lived.

Paris098Nov 11, 2013

OMGGGGG I love her so much! She's so cute!

JBellaJBellaSep 30, 2011

She really had stunning eyes. So large and blue. Great actress. Wish they made them like her nowadays.

ALIApr 30, 2011


LITTLE KOJAKJun 23, 2010

Bette`s real claim to fame is her eyes...because she has `Bette Davis Eyes.`

anaMar 2, 2009

it seems to me that eddie fisher is everywhere.BY THE WAY BETTE U R A GREAT ACTRESS ENJOY YOU`RE FILMS OVER AND OVER. BLESS YOU;;

bobi_7Oct 26, 2008

The picture.(profile pic)at the top where it has the "Bette Davis" Caption is not Bette Davis, it is actually a picture of Rita Hayworth! I am sure it is Rita Hayworth.

Bohemian_SweetieBohemian_SweetieSep 4, 2008

Whoa! Brando seems to be "everywhere"!

john grant sherryAug 12, 2008

My father was married to bette davis.I have a home movie that was shot at bette`s home in the forties. No one has ever seen it. She is in a tennis outfit and smoking somewhere in the yard. My father is on the beach with their daughter Barbara playing in the sand. Barbara is around two years old.

Lucy_LeeLucy_LeeOct 19, 2007

Bette, you were a true Actress and a stern woman when it came down to business.

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