Bette Davis began her career in 1930 when she signed a contract with Universal Pictures. She made her film debut in the 1931 film Bad Sister and went on to appear in over 100 films throughout her career.
She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress and was nominated for 10 more.
Bette Davis Husband: Was Bette Davis Married?
Bette Davis was married four times. Her first husband was Harmon Nelson, whom she married in 1932.
The couple divorced in 1938. Her second husband was Arthur Farnsworth, whom she married in 1940. The couple divorced in 1943.
Her third husband was William Grant Sherry, whom she married in 1945. The couple divorced in 1950.
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Her fourth and final husband was Gary Merrill, whom she married in 1950 and remained with until their divorce in 1960.
Merrill and Davis had two children together: Margot and Michael Merrill. During their marriage, Davis and Merrill co-starred together in the films All About Eve (1950) and Phone Call from a Stranger (1952).
After their divorce, Davis wrote about her marriage to Merrill in her autobiography The Lonely Life (1962).