Tallulah Bankhead

Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968) She was 15 when she started acting with a local theater troup. At 16 she won a beauty pagent and moved to New York. It didn´t work out like she had hoped, so she moved to London and eventually became a star at the theater scene. Soon she was getting offered parts in movies but her biggest success came in 1944 with Hitchcocks “Lifeboat”. Tallulah was bisexual and was said to have had a long relationship with iconic singer Billie Holiday.


circa 1925: Promotional studio portrait of American actor Tallulah Bankhead (1903-1968) wearing a large feather headdress and beaded necklaces, with a dark backdrop.

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