Meet the cast of Feud: Bette and Joan

Who plays who in BBC2’s new drama about the bitter Hollywood rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

Judy Davis as Hedda Hopper

Judy Davis Feud (BBC, EH)

Hedda Hopper was a Hollywood gossip columnist who terrified the industry with the power of her words which could, in some cases, bring down people’s careers.


Where do I recognise Judy Davis from?

Davis had a prolific movie career in the 80s and 90s, having starred in the Woody Allen movies Husbands and Wives and Deconstructing Harry, as well as many other films including Barton Fink, A Passage to India and High Tide. More recently she was in The Dressmaker in 2015 alongside Kate Winslet.

Alfred Molina as Robert Aldrich

Alfred Molina Feud (BBC, EH)

Aldrich was the director and producer at the helm of What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? who got caught in the middle of Davis and Crawford.


Where do I recognise Alfred Molina from?

Molina is famed for his roles in the movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, Boogie Nights, Chocolat, The Da Vinci Code and An Education, to name a few. Television-wise, he starred opposite Dawn French in the sitcom Roger & Val Have Just Got In.