Craw·ford(krô′fərd), Joan Originally Lucille Le Sueur. 1908-1977.
American actress noted for her portrayals of tough-minded, ambitious women in films such as The Women (1939) and Mildred Pierce (1945), for which she won an Academy Award.
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