Joan Crawford, geboren als Lucille Fay LeSueur (San Antonio , 23 maart 1904 – New York, 10 mei 1977), was een Amerikaans actrice. Zij speelde in talloze films en won in 1946 een Oscar voor haar rol in Mildred Pierce .
Joan Crawford was born Lucille Fay LeSueur on March 23, 1904, in San Antonio, Texas, to Anna Belle (Johnson) and Thomas E. LeSueur, a laundry laborer. By the time she was born, her parents had separated, and by the time she was a teenager, she'd had three stepfathers. It wasn't an easy life; Crawford worked a variety of menial jobs. She was a ...
Joan Crawford's extraordinary career encompassed over 45 years and some 80 films. After a tough, poor childhood, she was spotted in a chorus line by MGM and signed as an ingenue in 1925. Her portrayal of a good-hearted flapper in her 21st film, "Our Dancing Daughters" (1928), made her a star.
The Joan Crawford filmography lists the film appearances of American actress Joan Crawford, who starred in numerous feature films throughout a lengthy career that spanned nearly five decades. She made her film debut in Lady of the Night (1925), as a body double for film star Norma Shearer .
Berserk: Directed by Jim O'Connolly. With Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough. A scheming circus owner finds her authority challenged when the show is targeted by a vicious killer.
Mommie Dearest is a memoir and exposé written by Christina Crawford, the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford.Published in 1978, it attracted much controversy for its portrayal of Joan Crawford as an unbalanced and alcoholic mother, with Crawford's other daughters, household staff and family friends denouncing it as fiction.