Her movie career lasted from untiland for most of that time, she was top-billed and swaddled in glamour. Here are 10 fascinating facts about the actress' complicated life.
The year is another matter. Crawford always claimedwhich would put her age at 16 when she was placed under contract to MGM in January Other sources, like IMDb, sayFree chicago dating personals some saywhich biographer Donald Spoto argues is impossible since her brother Harold was born in September A stepfather came and went, leaving Lucille with a new name, Billie Cassin.
Crawford was a petite, freckle-faced redhead She seems so big on screen, right? As for the complexion and hair color, the freckles were erased with makeup and the hair changed with the role.
Her connection with Clark Gable was possibly romantic Even though she had had four husbands — actors Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
She Sex girls in Winston-Salem North Carolina illegal baby brokers to adopt her children Crawford adopted three children — Christina and twins Cathy and Cindy — as a single parent, which was prohibited in California.
She used illegal baby brokers and traveled with baby Christina, who was born to a young unwed woman in Hollywood, to New York and then Nevada to legalize the adoption.
Her other child, a son, was adopted when Crawford was married to Phillip Terry. A series of substandard roles dimmed her star for a bit, but Joan was always good at comebacks.
On the plus side, Curtiz did guide his broad-shouldered star to an Oscar. She became a Christian Scientist and, according to some sources, stopped drinking.
It was due to her faith that she refused aggressive treatment for the cancer which eventually led to her death, on May 10,at age 69, 71, 72, or Fatefully, Christina and Girls looking for sex Eden were not.