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Happy Birthday Bette Davis! (April 5, 1908 - October 6, 1989).

My first memory of Bette Davis is of a powerful image burning on a small screen. When I was a girl, in the sixties, I’d come home from school and I’d turn on the old movie channel and plunk down on the couch with my girlfriends and take lessons from Bette Davis on how to scare the hell out of a man! Some thirty years later when I received the first annual Bette Davis lifetime achievement award at Boston University, I was very very very honored. For me, Bette Davis stood out from other actresses because of her signal audacity. The audacity I’m talking about is the bravery of her work. Bette Davis seemed willing. She even had an appetite for parts that were conventionally unappealing. She changed the requirement that actresses in the movies invariably be likable or attractive. She lifted the veil of appropriate behavior in women to expose what was scary, unexpected or ugly. In other words, to do what was appropriate for the character. - Meryl Streep

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