Tallulah Bankhead

Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 01/31/1902 († 66, 12/12/1968) | Huntsville, Alabama (United States of America (USA))
Tallulah Brockman Bankhead (January 31, 1902 – December 12, 1968) was an American actress. Primarily an actress of the stage, Bankhead also appeared in several prominent films including an award-winning performance in Alfred Hitchcock's Lifeboat (1944). She also had a brief but successful career on radio and made appearances on television. In all, Bankhead amassed nearly 300 film, stage, television and radio roles during her career. She was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1972 and the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1981. Bankhead was a member of the Bankhead and Brockman family, a prominent Alabama political family. Her grandfather and her uncle were U.S. senators, and her father was Speaker of the House of Representatives. Bankhead supported liberal causes, including the budding civil rights movement. She also supported foster children and helped families escape the Spanish Civil War and World War II. Bankhead struggled with alcoholism and drug addiction; she reportedly smoked 120 cigarettes a day and talked openly about her vices. She also openly had a series of relationships with both men and women. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Tallulah Bankhead

Alabama Women's Hall of Fame Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play
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Movies with Tallulah Bankhead as Actress(25)

as Self (archive footage)2003 Complicated Women
as (archive footage)1995 The Casting Couch
as The Sea Witch (voice)1966 The Daydreamer
as Mrs. Trefoile1965 Fanatic
as Screen test (archive footage) (uncredited)1961 Hollywood: The Selznick Years
as Catherine the Great1945 A Royal Scandal
as Connie Porter1944 Lifeboat
as herself1943 Stage Door Canteen
as Self (uncredited)1933 Hollywood on Parade No. A-6
as Susan1932 Thunder Below
as Carol Morgan1932 Faithless
as Diana Sturm1932 Devil and the Deep
as Herself (uncredited)1932 Make Me a Star
as Elsa Carlyle1931 The Cheat
as Nancy Courtney1931 Tarnished Lady
as Carlotta / Ann Trevor1931 My Sin
as Nina Graham1928 His House in Order
as Helen Carson1919 The Trap
as Alice Edwards1918 When Men Betray
as Barbara Wright (uncredited)1918 Thirty a Week

TV Shows/Series with Tallulah Bankhead as Actress(10)

as Black Widow1966 Batman
as herself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
as Self - Guest1956 The Steve Allen Show
as Katherine Belmont1953 GE Theater
as Jessie Baxter1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as herself1948 The Ed Sullivan Show

Full Name: Tallulah Bankhead
Born: Friday, 01/31 1902 (January) in Huntsville, Alabama (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 12/12 1968 (December) in New York City (aged: 66)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Mary Baldwin University
Spouses (current/former): John Emery
Father: William B. Bankhead
Related to: John H. Bankhead, John H. Bankhead II, Marie Bankhead Owen
Other names for Tallulah Bankhead (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Таллула Бэнкхед"
"Таллула Бэнкхид"
"Tallulah Brockman Bankhead"
Tallulah Bankhead frequently works together with these people:
Vincent Price (15x, Actor)
Lee Marvin (13x, Actor)
Charlton Heston (13x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (13x, Actor)
Mickey Rooney (12x, Actor)
Sammy Davis Jr. (12x, Actor)
Art Linkletter (11x, Actor)
Jerry Lewis (10x, Actor)
Robert Cummings (10x, Actor)
Peter Lawford (10x, Actor)
Zsa Zsa Gabor (10x, Actress)
George Abbott (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:490275, Added: 10/04/2018, Last updated: 02/10/2024