Bankhead, Tallulah

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Tallulah Bankhead
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Bankhead, Tallulah Gender: F
born on 31 January 1902 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Huntsville AL, USA, 34n44, 86w35
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Doane
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 11°20' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°35 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 29°00'


American actress on stage and film who was celebrated from the '20s for her electric and throaty performances, as well as a lusty life-style offstage. Starring in London from 1923, her performances on-stage and off made her the toast of the town for seven years. Upon returning to the U.S. in 1930, she resumed her stage career and signed a film contract with Paramount. Her film and TV work were less memorable than her stage performances. Bankhead's autobiography, "Tallulah," was published in 1952.

Bankhead is the daughter of the Speaker of the House, William Bankhead, and her mom died just two weeks after she was born. She had a strict convent education, but received her first taste of stardom in a local beauty contest at age 15. She was married at one time to actor John Emery. She died of pneumonia on 12/12/1968, New York, NY, about six weeks shy of her 67th birthday.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 12 December 1968 (Pneumonia, age 66)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1952 (Autobiography Tallulah)

Source Notes

D.C. Doane, "She had no authentic birth data. Two weeks after her birth, her mom died. Her aunt went to record the birth and inadvertently gave her own wedding date; 1902 is the correct year." Bankhead herself said, "about 9:00 PM." Jensen gave 1/31/1903 in "World Astrology," 7/1951, quoting Bankhead. Biography by Lee Israel, "Tallulah Bankhead," gives, "about February 12th," for her birthdate


  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Passions : Sexuality : Bi-Sexual