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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.
Crawford, Thomas 1814-1857.
American sculptor and noted exponent of neoclassicism. His works include Armed Freedom atop the US Capitol.
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1. (Biography) Joan, real name Lucille le Sueur. 1908–77, US film actress, who portrayed ambitious women in such films as Mildred Pierce (1945)
2. (Biography) Michael, real name Michael Dumbell Smith. born 1942, British actor and singer, noted for his role in the sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–78) and performances in West End musicals esp. Barnum (1981) and The Phantom of the Opera (1986)
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