Joan Crawford in a production still from Possessed, Possessed ("Fogueira de Paixões", 1947). Film-Noir. Director: Curtis Bernhardt. Stars: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey. |
Joan Crawford ( March 23, c. 1904 – May 10, 1977) was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer and stage showgirl. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Crawford tenth on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.