“Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.”

Bette Davis

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Understated elegance, Bette Davis style.See more All-Time Icons of Style here.

Understated elegance, Bette Davis style.

See more All-Time Icons of Style here.

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Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina, Photofest; Mara, by Anita Bugge/WireImage. Bette Davis, from the John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images; Evan Rachel Wood, by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images. Sophia Loren, from Keystone/Getty Images; Sofia Vergara, by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.