Tallulah Brockman Bankhead was born January 31, 1902/03, (the exact day and year are disputed), in Huntsville, Alabama. Her mother died shortly after her birth and her father sent her and her sister, Eugenia, to live with his parents, Senator and Mrs. John Bankhead, in Jasper, Alabama at…more
Her chinese astrological sign is Tiger.
Tallulah starred in Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth.
Tallulah played Regina Giddens in Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes in 1939.
Tallulah nearly died following a 5-hour emergency hysterectomy for an advanced case of gonorrhea in 1933.
Tallulah expressed some interest in spirituality, but did not pursue it, except when she met an Indian mystic named Meher Baba in 1932.
Tallulah was an open bisexual.
Tallulah was featured on the cover of Film Weekly on September 9th, 1932.
Tallulah became Paramount Pictures' Next Marlene Dietrich in 1931.
Tallulah debuted on the London Stage in 1923 in the production, The Dancers.
Tallulah first appeared in a non-speaking role in The Squad Farm.
Tallulah won a movie-magazine beauty contest at the age of 15.
Tallulah spent a year at a Catholic convent school.
Tallulah is daughter to William Brockman Bankhead and Adelaide Eugenia Sledge.
She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6141 Hollywood Blvd.
Tallulah: Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.
Tallulah: I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me.
Tallulah: They used to shoot her (Shirley Temple) through gauze. You should shoot me through linoleum.
Tallulah: It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.
Tallulah: I'm as pure as the driven slush.
Tallulah: If I had to live my life again, I'd make the same mistakes, only sooner.
Tallulah: I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
Tallulah: It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work - the night watchman.
Tallulah: Cocaine isn't habit forming. I should know - I've been using it for years.
Tallulah: My father warned me about men and booze, but he never mentioned a word about women and cocaine.
Tallulah: Acting is a form of confusion.
Tallulah: I've tried several varieties of sex. The conventional position makes me claustrophobic and the others give me a stiff neck or lockjaw.