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Bette Davis
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    (April 5, 1908-October 6, 1989)
    The only female president of the Academy of Motion Pictures (1942)
    Won the 1935 Oscar for Best Actress (Dangerous)
    Won the 1938 Oscar for Best Actress (Jezebel)
    Starred in 'Three on a Match,' '20,000 Years in Sing Sing,' 'Of Human Bondage,' 'Dangerous,' 'Jezebel,' 'It's Love I'm After,' 'The Sisters,' 'All About Eve,' 'The Man Who Came to Dinner,' 'The Virgin Queen,' 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?,' 'Pocketful of Miracles' and 'The Whales of August'
    Kim Carnes had a top hit with 'Bette Davis Eyes' (1980), which inspired a rock group called 'Bette Davis Eyes'
    She was an arrogant smoker, telling people if they didn't like it, they knew where they could go.
    She had jaw reconstruction (1953) and several face-lifts.
    She ranked #7 in 1962, #10 in 1963 and #9 in 1965 on Mr. Blackwell's Worst Dress List.
    She married four times.
    She turned down the role of Scarlett O'Hara in 'Gone With The Wind' (1939).
    She disliked Joan Crawford so much that she said 'I wouldn't piss on her if she was on fire.'
    She died of metastasized breast cancer.
    Despite being successful, when she was out of work she advertised herself for a job (September 21, 1962).
    Half of her jaw was removed and recovered by plastic surgery for an operation on osteomyelitis (1953).
    Bette's view was: 'Gay Liberation? I ain't against it, it's just that there's nothing in it for me.'
    The studios wanted to change her name to Bettina Dawes, she said she was not going through life as 'between the draws.'
    She ranked #15, in Empire Magazine's Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time.
    She said: 'Getting old is not for sissies.'
    She said: 'At 50, I thought proudly, 'Here we are, half century!'
    Being 60 was fairly frightening. You want to know how I spent my 70th birthday?
    I put on a completely black face, a fuzzy black afro wig, wore black clothes, and hung a black wreath on my door.'
    Her tombstone is inscribed: 'She did it the hard way.'
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 187 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 186 Votes: 41.94% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 86 Votes: 48.84% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 192 Votes: 82.81% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 95 Votes: 68.42% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 463 Votes: 59.40% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 125 Votes: 57.60% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 92 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 43 Votes: 37.21% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 293 Votes: 43.69% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 98 Votes: 45.92% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 179 Votes: 39.11% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 90 Votes: 32.22% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 210 Votes: 43.81% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 1033 Votes: 39.88% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 547 Votes: 43.14% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 539 Votes: 47.50% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 945 Votes: 52.49% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 3566 Votes: 36.09% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3412 Votes: 45.49% Annoying
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