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Lauren Bacall
Betty Joan Perske
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BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York, U.S.
Occupation
Actress, model

Bacall, Lauren (b. Betty Joan Perske)

(1924–  ) movie actress; born in New York City. Although she had attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and appeared in a few Broadway plays, she was called to the attention of movie director Howard Hawks while working as a model. She made her screen debut in To Have and Have Not (1944), and nicknamed "the Look," she immediately caught the public's fancy with her feline grace and husky voice. She married her costar, Humphrey Bogart, in 1945 and made three more movies with him. After his death she was married for some years to Jason Robards Jr. (1961–69). Her screen career tended to decline after Harper (1966) but she enjoyed a new popularity in musicals on Broadway, particularly Applause (1970).
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Bacall was only 19 when she appeared in 1944 thriller To Have And Have Not opposite Humphrey Bogart.
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Now, more than six months after her death, student curators at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology have managed to capture both sides of Bacall in an intimate new exhibit that runs through April 4.
Dotada de una voz grave y sensual, unos andares sinuosos y una melena asesina cayendo sobre unos ojos fascinantes, Lauren Bacall tenia menos de 20 anos cuando enamoro a Humphrey Bogart, 25 anos mayor que ella, durante el rodaje en 1944 en Tener o no tener.
Bacall, who died last week in New York aged 89, gave PS150,000 to each of her grandsons and another PS15,000 to two employees.
Bacall, who died aged 89 earlier this month in New York, bequeathed the bulk of her estate to her three children - Leslie Bogart, Stephen Humphrey Bogart and Sam Robards.
Lauren Bacall very kindly sent back my copy of her autobiography By Myself signed in 2007, after I purchased it from the League of Friends at Walsall Manor Hospital.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences gave Bacall a Governors Award for her body of work.
A fashion magazine cover girl, Lauren Bacall, left, got her big screen break in 1944 starring alongside Humphrey Bogart in To Have And to Have Not.
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren "Betty" Bacall - who died earlier this week at the age of 89 - were just two of the screen legends who came to see the journalist as a trusted confidante.
Bacall really did, and at 89, she did more than most of us could ever dream of.
LAUREN Bacall, the award-winning actress and Humphrey Bogart's partner off and on screen, has died at 89.