Bette Davis

(redirected from Ruth Elizabeth Davis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bette Davis - United States film actress (1908-1989)Bette Davis - United States film actress (1908-1989)
References in periodicals archive ?
Dywedodd Ruth Elizabeth Davis - neu Bette Davis (1908-89) fel yr oedd yn cael ei hadnabod ym myd ffilmiau, lawer gwaith mai Peg Entwistle ddylanwadodd arni i ddechrau actio.
Born as Ruth Elizabeth Davis in 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, "Betty" changed the spelling of her name to "Bette" in 1921 (after Balzac's La Cousine Bette).
A daughter of New England from Puritan stock, Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born during a storm "between a flash of lightning and a clap of thunder" to Harlow Morrell Davis and Ruth Favor, exactly nine months after they married.