Definition of Davis, Bette in English:

Davis, Bette

proper noun

  • (1908–89), American actress; born Ruth Elizabeth Davis. She established her Hollywood career playing a number of strong, independent female characters in such films as "Dangerous" (1935). Her flair for suggesting the macabre and menacing emerged in later films, such as "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" (1962).

Pronunciation

Davis, Bette

/ˈdeɪvɪs/