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Joan Crawford Born (1905)

Joan Crawford Born (1905)

Born on March 23, 1905, in San Antonio, Texas, Joan Crawford began dancing at a young age and went on to act in dozens of films. She was one of Hollywood’s top stars of the 1930s, earning an Oscar for her lead role in 1945’s Mildred Pierce.

Activity Ideas

  • Watch a 1957 interview with Joan Crawford – here
  • And discuss Joan Crawford films, such as Mildred Pierce
  • Use our film flash card for Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? – here
  • Work on your communication skills with our game – here
  • Take our Musicals Theatre Quiz to test your knowledge – here
  • Try our Musical of You activity – here