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

Stanley Tucci as Jack L Warner

Stanley Tucci Feud (BBC, EH)

Warner Bros studio head Jack L Warner founded the movie company in 1923. What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? was a Warner Bros production and Jack signed up despite his dislike for both Bette and Joan.


Where do I recognise Stanley Tucci from?

Stanley Tucci is one of America’s most beloved character actors. His movie career has been prolific, from The Lovely Bones and The Devil Wears Prada to The Hunger Games. He is also set to appear in The Children Act, the Ian McEwan adaptation starring Emma Thompson which is due out next year. He has also had many TV roles, including Fortitude and Metropolis.

Jackie Hoffman as Mamacita

Jackie Hoffman Feud (BBC, EH)

Mamacita was Joan Crawford’s infinitely patient housekeeper.


Where do I recognise Jackie Hoffman from?

You might have seen Hoffman in the Gilmore Girls revival and she also starred in the series The New Normal and Billy Green. Her film credits include Garden State, Kissing Jessica Stein and Legally Blonde 2.