While some of you may have seen her movies, her character is also currently on our screens every Sunday night played by Jessica Lange in FX anthology TV series Feud. She lived with her mother and stepfather, who was a minor impresario and ran the Ramsey Opera House; but at 12, she went to St. Agnes Academy as a working student, where she spent more time actually working cooking and cleaning than studying, and briefly attended college afterwards. Her career started as a stage dancer and singer in the choruses of travelling revues, and she was soon discovered and offered a contract by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in Her success at the MGM rivalled that of MGM actresses Norma Shearer and Greta Garbo, and she made a smooth transition from silent movies to talkies — which was not always the case for other actors. She often played the young, hard-working woman who found love and success at the end of the movie, which was quite popular with Depression-era audiences and especially women.
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Sign in. 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 good dancer, though, and -- perhaps seeing dance as her ticket to a career in show business -- she entered several contests, one of which landed her a spot in a chorus line. Before long, she was dancing in big Midwestern and East Coast cities.
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By Michael Thornton for the Daily Mail. Theirs was the longest, most ferocious, and most unrelenting feud in Hollywood history. Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, both Oscar-winning stars, hated each other with an all-consuming passion for 42 years, although both denied it publicly and in interviews.
But, I think, as time went by, what became more and more evident was that she was always Lucille LeSueur. Lange also has stated that she thinks that there was a sadness in Crawford that came from being underappreciated as an actor, so she tried to add that nuance to her depiction:. To be Joan Crawford and to sustain this career and to create this kind of iconic mythology? To gay men of a certain age, she is an important Gay Icon, very possibly the most important. Most of the young gays of my acquaintance have no idea who she is.