Remembering the incomparable Bette Davis
One of the most iconic and controversial actors in Hollywood history
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Hollywood icon Bette Davis described herself as a "legendary terror." She was notoriously difficult to work with by the standards of the time, but her uncompromising nature is an inspiration to women in the industry today.
Throughout her career she fought to get the roles worthy of her talent, and she succeeded. Davis won two Oscars and was nominated for 10, more than any woman before her. She was one of the first villainous female leads and was a pioneer in changing traditional women's roles in film.
Let's take a look back at the incredible life and career of one of Hollywood's most fascinating actors. Click through the gallery to get started.
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