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|Also Known As:||Died:||December 12, 1968|
|Born:||January 31, 1902||Cause of Death:||pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||Huntsville, Alabama, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
Some sources list Ms. Bankhead's date of birth as 1903.
"I have seen Tallulah electrify the most idiotic, puerile plays into some sort of realistic coherence by her individual force." --novelist Arnold Bennett
"Tallulah is the strongest of all the hurt people I've ever known in my life" --Tennessee Williams
"Cocaine isn't habit-forming. I should know--I've been using it for years" --Attributed to Bankhead, quoted in "Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion"
When asked "Are you Tallulah Bankhead?" Bankhead is reputed to have answered "What's left of her." (Quoted in Halliwell)
"If I had to live my life over again, I would make the same mistakes--only sooner." --quote attributed to Bankhead
Named for paternal grandmother, who in turn was named after Tallulah Falls, Georgia.
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