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Feud: Bette and Joan Character Guide: Get to Know the Players at the Center of Ryan Murphy’s Latest

Susan Sarandon plays Bette Davis and Jessica Lange is Joan Crawford in the first season of the FX anthology series.

by | March 3, 2017 | Comments

Much like The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, uber-producer Ryan Murphy’s newest FX show is a dramatization of real-life events. The focus of Feud: Bette and Joan is the ongoing Hollywood rivalry between legendary silver screen stars Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, played by Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange.

In preparation for the series’ premiere, let Rotten Tomatoes fill you in on who the real-life people were and why they were embroiled in such a bitter feud.

Feud: Bette and Joan premieres March 5 at 10/9C on FX


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