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 (băngk′hĕd′), Tallulah Brockman 1902-1968.
American actress noted for her wit, glamour, and performances in plays, such as The Little Foxes (1939), and motion pictures, including Lifeboat (1944).

Bankhead

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(Biography) Tallulah (Brockman). 1902–68, US stage and film actress; her successes included the plays The Little Foxes (1939) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942)
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Noun1.Bankhead - uninhibited United States actress (1903-1968)
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By the time notorious stage and screen legend Tallulah Bankhead entered a Los Angeles recording studio in 1965 (three years before her death at the age of 66), she was a walking train wreck, her body, mind and spirit ravaged by years of drug and alcohol abuse.
The results of these endeavors are still alive and ready to be experienced the minute visitors park in the middle of Bankhead Street downtown and stroll among the shops dotting the main thoroughfare.