If Bette Davis had lived to 100 she'd be as wicked and as funny as ever. Sheila Johnston reports

Bette Davis centenary

Bette Davis in The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex wearing Joseff Hollywood Jewelry

Bette Davis and a book

Bette Davis reading and smoking in a Southwestern style room vintage fashion style day sportswear pinafore dress jumper canvas shoes tennis sneakers white blouse

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[BORN] Bette Davis / Born Ruth Elizabeth Davis, April 1908 Lowell, Massachusetts, U. / Died October 1989 (aged mother changed the spelling of her name Betty to Bette because of Bette Davis