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Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford
Photo: Studio publicity still / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

March 23, 1905


May 10, 1977


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 3 in | 160 cm

Body Measurements

37-24.5-37 in | 94-62-94 cm


50 kg | 110 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

5 US | 35.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Joan Crawford was born in San Antonio, Texas, United States, on March 23, 1905, was an American actress.

Young Joan Crawford first started her career as a dancer and performer in a stage entertainment shows.

She landed her Broadway debut as a chorus girl in a show "Innocent Eyes" (1924).

She signed a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1925.

She made her big screen debut in silent romantic drama movie Lady of the Night (1925) in uncredited role as body double for Shearer.

Joan's breakthrough performance came as Nanon Zanzi in silent horror movie The Unknown (1927).

Joan Crawford Height and Weight

How tall was Joan Crawford and what was her weight? Joan Crawford's height was 5' 3" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 160 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 110 іn pоunds or 50 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Joan Crawford Body Measurements

Joan Crawford body measurements was bust-waist-hip 37-24.5-37 in inches or 94-62-94 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 35D with cup size D.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actress for her performances in movies:

Possessed (1947) noir psychological drama as Louise Howell

Sudden Fear (1952) noir thriller as Myra Hudson

She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Mildred Pierce Beragon in noir crime drama movie Mildred Pierce (1945).

She was nominated for the BAFTA Film Award for Best Foreign Actress for her role as Blanche Hudson in psychological thriller horrormovie What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962).

She was nominated for the Faro Island Film Festival for Most Popular Actress for her role as Estrellita or Nanon in silent horror film The Unknown (1927).

She won the Golden Laurel Award for Top Female Musical Performance for her role as Jenny Stewart in musical drama movie Torch Song (1953).

She won the Photoplay Award for Most Popular Female Star for her role as Ethel Whitehead in noir crime drama movie The Damned Don't Cry (1950).

She was nominated for the Gold Medal Award for Best Actress for her role as Mary Clay in romantic comedy drama film Forsaking All Others (1934).

Our Dancing Daughters (1928) silent drama as Diana Medford

Untamed (1929) pre-Code drama comedy romance as Alice "Bingo" Dowling

A Woman's Face (1941) noir drama as Anna Holm

Humoresque (1946) melodrama as Helen Wright

Johnny Guitar (1954) Western as Vienna

Grand Hotel (1932) pre-code drama as Flaemmchen

The Women (1939) comedy drama as Crystal Allen

Strait-Jacket (1964) horror thriller as Lucy Harbin née Cutler

Dancing Lady (1933) pre-Code musical as Janie "Duchess" Barlow

Love on the Run (1936) romantic comedy as Sally Parker

Strange Cargo (1940) romantic drama as Julie


Attended St. Agnes Academy and Rockingham Academy.

Had English, French and Welsh ancestry.

Had older sister, Daisy LeSueur and older brother, Hal LeSueur.

She was one of the highest paid women in the United States, in the 1930s.

She has starred in 80 films during her career.

She started in eight movies with Clark Gable.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1752 Vine Street in 1960.

She was fan of television show Bewitched (1964).

Featured in a Coca-Cola print advertisement in 1933.

She was fan of musician Glenn Miller.

She was very close friends with William Haines and Jimmy Shields.

Had four adopted children: Christina, Christopher and twins: Cindy, Cathy .

Joan died on May 10, 1977, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 72.


She was married to:

Alfred Steele (1956-1959)

Phillip Terry (1942-1946)

Franchot Tone (1935-1939)

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. (1929-1933)


She dated Robert Wagner (1953-1955), Nicholas Ray (1952-1953), Vincent Sherman (1950-1951), Glenn Ford (1941-1942), Jackie Cooper (1940-1941), Greg Bautzer (1940-1950), Spencer Tracy (1938), Clark Gable (1930-1936), Michael Cudahy (1925-1926), Jack Oakie (1924-1925), Ray Sterling (1921-1923) and Henry Cassin (1916-1920).