Born Ruth Elizabeth Davis April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts. Died October 6, 1989, in Neuilly, France. Nominated for an Academy Award 5 years in a row, in 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943. (Altogether she was nominated 11 times, winning twice). She once said "If Hollywood didn't work out, I was prepared to be the best secretary in the world."
More Of Human Bondage, in which Davis received a "write in" nomination for an academy award for 1934.
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