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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (26-Oct-1962)

Director: Robert Aldrich

Writer: Lukas Heller

From novel: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? by Henry Farrell

Music by: Frank De Vol

Producer: Robert Aldrich

Keywords: Thriller, Hollywood

Blanche Hudson is a former movie star, her career ended in a crippling automobile accident. She is cared for and viciously tormented by her sister Jane Hudson, once popular Vaudeville child star. Jane is particularly riled that Blanche still retains some popularity when her films are rerun on television. Won Oscar for Best Costume Design; received nominations for Best Actor and Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Sound.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Wesley Addy
4-Aug-1913 31-Dec-1996 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Victor Buono
3-Feb-1938 1-Jan-1982 King Tut on Batman
Joan Crawford
23-Mar-1905 10-May-1977 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Bette Davis
5-Apr-1908 6-Oct-1989 All About Eve
Bert Freed
3-Nov-1919 2-Aug-1994 Rufe Ryker on Shane
Anna Lee
2-Jan-1913 14-May-2004 Lila Quartermaine on General Hospital


Bette Davis   ...   Jane Hudson
Joan Crawford   ...   Blanche Hudson
Victor Buono   ...   Edwin Flagg
Wesley Addy   ...   Director
Julie Allred   ...   Baby Jane
Anne Barton   ...   Cora Hudson
Marjorie Bennett   ...   Dehlia Flagg
Bert Freed   ...   Producer
Anna Lee   ...   Mrs. Bates
Maidie Norman   ...   Elvira Stitt
Dave Willock   ...   Ray Hudson
William Aldrich   ...   Supporting Cast
Ernest Anderson   ...   Ice Cream Vendor
Russ Conway   ...   Police Officer
Maxine Cooper   ...   Bank Teller
Robert Cornthwaite   ...   Dr. Shelby
Michael Fox   ...   Supporting Cast
Gina Gillespie   ...   Young Blanche Hudson
B. D. Merrill   ...   Liza Bates
Don Ross   ...   Supporting Cast
James Seay   ...   Police Officer
John Shay   ...   Supporting Cast
Jon Shepodd   ...   Supporting Cast
Peter Virgo   ...   Supporting Cast
Bobs Watson   ...   Police Officer
Debbie Burton   ...   Singing Voice (voice)


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