Lauren Bacall

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Lauren Bacall
Betty Joan Perske
BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York, U.S.
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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Wide-mouthed, with a deep deadeye voice -- sounding sexy and faintly mad-at-someone, Lauren Bacall looks the way most American women yearn to look; the way that stops men -- American and otherwise -- smack in their tracks.
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.
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.
Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Joe DiMaggio, Marlon Brando, James Dean, Grace Kelly, Jean Harlow, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Rita Hayworth, Katharine Hepburn, Lana Turner and Bette Davis have all long since gone off to the great silver screen in the sky and this week, 24 years after the song's release, we lost the last of Madonna's list with the death on Tuesday of Lauren Bacall, a fact that has not gone unnoticed by movie and music fans alike.
THE death of Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall this week revived rather painful memories for a Birmingham Post theatre critic of her final visit to the city.
WHEN Lauren Bacall wanted to know what was up my kilt, it was my To Have and Have Not moment.
FAMILY and fans were yesterday mourning husky-voiced screen goddess Lauren Bacall, who has died at the age of 89.
IWAS WAS so sad to hear of the death of Lauren Bacall this week.
Humphrey Bogart holds Lauren Bacall in a scene from To Have and Have Not.
Lauren Bacall, the sultry actress with the heavy-lidded eyes and husky voice who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen, died on Tuesday at the age of 89.
New York, May 10 (ANI): American actress Lauren Bacall made her feelings on the subject of dating actor Frank Sinatra, after her husband Humphrey Bogart's death, clear when she visited a widowed friend of hers.