She was set to host and star in 20 episodes of an anthology to be called "The Joan Crawford Show", but Goodson-Todman Productions couldn't interest any of the networks in the proposed series.
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Billie Cassin | Lucille Le Sueur
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on Mildred Pierce
(1945)] The character I played was a composite of the characters I'd always played, and there were a few elements from my own personality and character, too. In a way, I think I was getting ready for "Mildred Pierce" when I was a kid, waiting on tables and cooking. But there was not a single Crawford mannerism in my performance. I sailed into [it] with all the gusto I'd been ...
At the Academy Awards presentation for 1961 (1962), Crawford presented Maximilian Schell
with his "Best Actor" Oscar; the following year, Schell, as presenter of the "Best Actress" award, presented the Oscar to Crawford, who was accepting for absent winner Anne Bancroft
Later in her career, her large eyebrows and "smear" lipstick