Alfred Steele & Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford and Alfred Steele
1954 - 1959

Joan Crawford and Alfred Steele  

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Alfred Steele and Joan Crawford were married for 3 years before Alfred Steele died aged 57.

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American Business Professional Alfred Steele was born Alfred N. Steele on 24th April, 1901 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA and passed away on 4th Apr 1959 New York City, New York, USA aged 57. He is most remembered for Husband of Joan Crawford and Pepsi chairman. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

American Actress Joan Crawford was born Lucille Fay LeSueur on 23rd March, 1906 in San Antonio, Texas USA and passed away on 10th May 1977 New York City, New York USA aged 71. She is most remembered for Our Dancing Daughters (1928), WAMPAS Baby Star of 1926. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1955 - 14th Jan 1956 1 year
Married14th Jan 1956 - 4th Apr 1959 3 years, 2 months
Total 31st Dec 1954 - 4th Apr 1959 4 years, 3 months


(14 January 1956 - 6 April 1959) (his death)
Crawford married her final husband, Alfred Steele, at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas on 14 January 1956. Crawford and Steele met at a party in 1950 when Steele was an executive with Coca-Cola. They renewed their acquaintance at a New Year's Eve party in 1954. Steele by that time had become the President of Pepsi Cola. Alfred Steele would later be named Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi Cola. Crawford traveled extensively on behalf of Pepsi following the marriage. She estimated that she traveled over 100,000 miles for the company. Steele died of a heart attack in April 1959. Crawford was initially advised that her services were no longer required. After she told the story to Louella Parsons, Pepsi reversed its position and Crawford was elected to fill the vacant seat on the board of directors. Crawford, left near-penniless following Steele's death, accepted a supporting role in the film The Best of Everything (1959). It was her first non-starring role in her later career.

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Relationship Timeline

April, 1959 - Breakup

14th January, 1956 - Marriage

31st December, 1954 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Alfred Steele
Joan Crawford
Alfred Steele
Joan Crawford
Age (at start of relationship)
53
48
Zodiac
Taurus
Aries
Occupation
Business
Actress
Hair Color
Salt and Pepper
Red
Nationality
American
American

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