Joan Crawford Steele left all her tangible personal property to her daughter Cathy. She has also left a trust fund of $77,500 to each of her adopted twin daughters, Cathy and Cynthia.
Her longtime friend and secretary, Betty Barker received $35,000 and smaller bequests to a few other people, as well as her favorite charities. She appointed J. Lincoln Morris and Edward S. Cowen to be the executors of her Will.
She also stated that:
It is my intention to make no provision herein for my son Christopher or my daughter Christina for reasons which are well known to them.
Check out the details of Joan Crawford's Last Will and Testament at Joancrawfordbest.com.
Joan Crawford's movie career lasted from 1925 until 1970, and for most of that time she was top-billed and swaddled in glamour. Though opinions on her acting talent have remained mixed, Crawford did pull off an Oscar win for Mildred Pierce, and she worked very hard at being an actress and star.
Check out 10 facts about her fascinating life and career at Biography.com.