(1940s) Print ads: Royal Crown Cola with the slogan "R.C. Tastes Best!"
2 Biographical Movies |
19 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
42 Articles |
15 Pictorials |
25 Magazine Cover Photos |
Billie Cassin | Lucille Le Sueur
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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(1947)] I worked harder on it than on any other picture. Don't let anyone tell you it's easy to play a madwoman, particularly a psychotic. It was a heavy, heavy picture, not very pleasant, and I was emotionally and physically exhausted when we finished shooting.
In 1959, upon the death of her husband Alfred Steele
, CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company, she refused to give up her seat on the board of directors until her forced retirement in 1973. She earned $60,000 per year as a board member and was a tireless supporter of the product, demanding that it receive prominent placement in her films, and traveled extensively as a goodwill ambassador for the company.
Frequently played women put through an extensive amount of suffering