Lauren Bacall

American Actress Lauren Bacall

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Lauren Bacall (born Betty Joan Perske; September 16, 1924 – August 12, 2014) was an American actress known for her distinctive husky voice and sultry looks. She began her career as a model. She first appeared as a leading lady in the Humphrey Bogart film To Have and Have Not (1944) and continued on in the film noir genre, with appearances in Bogart movies The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), and Key Largo (1948), as well as comedic roles in How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) with Marilyn Monroe and Designing Woman (1957) with Gregory Peck. Bacall worked on Broadway in musicals, earning Tony Awards for Applause in 1970 and Woman of the Year in 1981. Her performance in the movie The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination.

In 1999, Bacall was ranked 20th out of the 25 actresses on the AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars list by the American Film Institute. In 2009, she was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to receive an Academy Honorary Award "in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures."

Bacall died on August 12, 2014, at the age of 89. According to her grandson Jamie Bogart, the actress died after suffering from a stroke.

Birth Date
Age 89
The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
  • Actor
Film Industry

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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2003 Dogville Denmark, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany Ma Ginger Actor 0.00
1976 The Shootist United States Bond Rogers Actor 0.00
1974 Murder on the Orient Express United Kingdom Mrs. Harriet Belinda Hubbard Actor 0.00
1948 Key Largo United States Nora Temple Actor 0.00
1947 Dark Passage United States Irene Jansen Actor 0.00
1946 The Big Sleep United States Vivian Sternwood Rutledge Actor 0.00
1944 To Have and Have Not United States Marie Browning Actor 0.00