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Joan Crawford - Mildred Pierce

Joan Crawford entered the movie business as a dancer in 1925. She was known as a glamorous person, who excelled in dramatic roles ranging from socialites to housewives.

Her stardom took off in the 1930s while working for MGM in such films as GRAND HOTEL, NO MORE LADIES and LOVE ON THE RUN.

Joan's defining role was in the 1945 Warner Brother classic, MILDRED PIERCE, where she played a housewife who turns into a successful business woman. Joan Crawford won her Best Actress Oscar for her performance.

Joan Crawford received Best Actress nominations for her roles in POSSESSED and SUDDEN FEAR.

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MILDRED PIERCE (Drama)

Joan Crawford played the tough-minded waitress who struggled to succeed, but saw tragedy due to her spoiled daughter.















ABOUT JOAN CRAWFORD (1906 - 1977)

Durable American leading lady who's real name was Lucille le Sueur; but known for a short time as Billie Cassin. Joan Crawford was from San Antonio, Texas and was dancing in a Broadway chorus line before arriving in Hollywood at 17.

Her four husbands included the actors Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Franchot Tone.

Joan Crawford's other Best Actress Nominations were for:

SUSPENSE(1947)
SUDDEN FEAR(1952)

Crawford's film credits include:

Lady of the Night(1925)
Proud Flesh(1925)
A Slave of Fashion(1925)
The Merry Widow(1925)
Pretty Ladies(1925)
The Circle(1925)
The Midshipman(1925)
The Exquisite Sinner(1925)
The Big Parade(1925)
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ(1925)
Old Clothes(1925)
The Only Thing(1925)
Sally, Irene and Mary(1925)
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp(1926)
The Boob(1926)
Paris(1926)
Winners of the Wilderness(1927)
The Taxi Dancer(1927)
The Understanding Heart(1927)
The Unknown(1927)
Twelve Miles Out(1927)
Spring Fever(1927)
West Point(1928)
The Law of the Range(1928)
Rose-Marie(1928)
Across to Singapore(1928)
Four Walls(1928)
Our Dancing Daughters(1928)
Dream of Love(1928)
The Duke Steps Out(1929)
Our Modern Maidens(1929)
The Hollywood Revue of 1929(1929)
Untamed(1929)
Montana Moon(1930)
Our Blushing Brides(1930)
Paid(1930)
Dance, Fools, Dance(1931)
Laughing Sinners(1931)
This Modern Age(1931)
Possessed(1931)
GRAND HOTEL(1932)
LETTY LYNTON(1932)
RAIN(1932)
TODAY WE LIVE(1933)
DANCING LADY(1933)
SADIE MCKEE(1934)
CHAINED(1934)
FORSAKING ALL OTHERS(1934)
NO MORE LADIES(1935)
I LIVE MY LIFE(1935)
THE GORGEOUS HUSSY(1936)
LOVE ON THE RUN(1936)
THE LAST OF MRS. CHEYNEY(1937)
THE BRIDE WORE RED(1937)
MANNEQUIN(1937)
THE SHINING HOUR(1938)
THE WOMEN(1939)
STRANGE CARGO(1940)
SUSAN AND GOD(1940)
A WOMAN'S FACE(1941)
WHEN LADIES MEET(1941)
THEY ALL KISSED THE BRIDE(1942)
REUNION IN FRANCE(1942)
ABOVE SUSPICION(1943)
MILDRED PIERCE(1943)
HUMORESQUE(1949)
POSSESSED(1931)
DAISY KENYON(1947)
FLAMINGO ROAD(1949)
GOODBYE MY FANCY(1951)
THIS WOMAN IS DANGEROUS(1952)
SUDDEN FEAR(1952)
TORCH SONG(1953)
JOHNNY GUITAR(1954)
FEMALE ON THE BEACH(1955)
QUEEN BEE(1955)
AUTUMN LEAVES(1956)
THE STORY OF ESTHER COSTELLO(1957)
THE BEST OF EVERYTHING(1959)
WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?(1962)
THE CARETAKERS(1963)
DELLA(1964)
STRAIGHT JACKET(1964)
BERSERK(1967)
THE CARETAKERS(1963)
TROG(1970)

Joan Crawford's television credits include:

DELLA(1964)
NIGHT GALLERY(pilot - 1969)

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