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Lauren Bacall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

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Sep 16, 1924 In The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Adventures of Red Ryder 1940-06-28
Latest Project:
Movie Breath 2016-11-20
Known For
Poster of Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored
Poster of Mr. Broadway
Poster of The DuPont Show of the Week
Poster of Producers' Showcase
Movie Breath Mrs. Cranston 2016-11-20
Movie A Girl Like Grace Herself 2015-06-12
Series Talking Pictures Herself - Archive footage 2013-01-05
Movie Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored Herself (archive footage) 2013-01-29
Movie Filly Brown May Markham 2013-04-19
Movie Ernest & Celestine The Grey One (voice) 2012-12-12
Movie The Forger Anne-Marie 2011-03-09
Movie Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen Herself (archive footage) 2010-01-01
Movie Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Himself - Interviewee 2010-05-05
Movie Eve Grandma 2008-08-27
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King The Grand Witch (voice) 2008-01-01
Movie The Walker Natalie Van Miter 2007-02-13
Movie The Babysitters 2007-09-11
Movie These Foolish Things Dame Lydia 2006-03-10
Movie The Aristocrats Himself - Interviewee 2005-01-01
Movie George Lopez: Why You Crying? 2005-09-23
Movie Manderlay Mam 2005-05-16
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself Herself 2004-02-25
Movie Dogville Confessions Herself 2004-06-27
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures II Host 2004-10-26
Movie The Limit May Markham 2004-12-28
Movie Birth Eleanor 2004-09-08
Movie Dogville Ma Ginger 2003-05-19
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie Presence of Mind Mado Remei 2001-04-20
Movie Pulp Cinema Herself (archive footage) 2001-07-17
Series Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke Doris Duke (elderly) 1999-02-21
Series The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie Madeline: Lost in Paris 1999-08-20
Movie Get Bruce! Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Diamonds Sin-Dee 1999-12-10
Movie The Venice Project Countess Camilla Volta 1999-09-09
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie A Conversation with Gregory Peck 1999-10-14
Movie The Thin Pink Line Nora Temple 1998-10-07
Movie Day and Night Sonia 1997-02-12
Movie Bogart: The Untold Story Herself 1997-01-05
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The Mirror Has Two Faces Hannah Morgan 1996-11-15
Movie The Great White Hype The Grey One (voice) 1996-05-03
Movie My Fellow Americans Margaret Kramer 1996-12-20
Movie From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Mrs. Basil E. Frankkweiler 1995-06-06
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Ready to Wear Slim Chrysler 1994-12-23
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie The Portrait Fanny Church 1993-02-13
Movie La classe américaine Christelle 1993-12-30
Movie You Must Remember This: A Tribute to 'Casablanca' Narrator 1992-01-01
Movie A Star for Two 1991-08-10
Movie All I Want for Christmas Lillian Brooks 1991-11-08
Movie The Men's Room Christelle 1991-09-25
Movie Misery Marcia Sindell 1990-11-30
Movie John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Herself 1989-01-01
Series Screen One Lisa 1989-09-10
Movie Mr. North Mrs. Cranston 1988-07-22
Movie Bacall on Bogart Herself 1988-03-13
Movie Appointment with Death Lady Westholme 1988-04-15
Movie Sins of the Father Herself 1985-01-13
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie The Fan Sally Ross 1981-05-15
Movie HealtH Esther Brill 1980-09-12
Movie The Plutonium Incident Countess Camilla Volta 1980-03-11
Movie Perfect Gentlemen Ms. Lizzie Martin 1978-03-14
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie The Shootist Bond Rogers 1976-08-11
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Mrs. Harriet Belinda Hubbard 1974-11-24
Movie Applause Margo Channing 1973-03-15
Movie Chuka Countess Camilla Volta 1967-07-23
Movie Harper Mrs. Sampson 1966-02-23
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Lillian Brooks 1966-12-23
Series Mr. Broadway Unknown 1964-09-26
Movie Shock Treatment Dr. Edwina Beighley 1964-07-22
Movie Sex and the Single Girl Sylvia Broderick 1964-12-25
Movie We Joined the Navy 1963-05-17
Movie Marilyn 1963-04-18
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Lorraine Boswell 1961-09-17
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Movie Cyrano de Bergerac Anne-Marie 1960-12-25
Movie North West Frontier Catherine Wyatt 1959-10-13
Movie The Gift of Love Julie Beck 1958-02-11
Movie Designing Woman Marilla Brown Hagen 1957-05-16
Movie Blithe Spirit Elvira Condomine 1956-01-14
Movie Written on the Wind Lucy Moore Hadley 1956-12-01
Movie Tiger in the Smoke Eleanor 1956-11-27
Movie The Cobweb Meg Faversen Rinehart 1955-06-07
Movie Blood Alley Cathy Grainger 1955-10-01
Series Ford Star Jubilee Unknown 1955-09-24
Movie A Star Is Born World Premiere Herself 1954-09-28
Series Producers' Showcase Gaby 1954-10-18
Movie Woman's World Elizabeth Burns 1954-09-30
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie How to Marry a Millionaire Schatze Page 1953-10-29
Movie The Hollywood Ten Herself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1950-01-01
Movie Young Man with a Horn Amy North 1950-03-01
Movie Bright Leaf Sonia Kovac 1950-07-02
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie Key Largo Nora Temple 1948-07-31
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1947-04-06
Movie Dark Passage Irene Jansen 1947-09-27
Movie Two Guys from Milwaukee Herself 1946-07-26
Movie The Big Sleep Vivian Sternwood Rutledge 1946-08-23
Movie Confidential Agent Rose Cullen 1945-11-09
Movie To Have and Have Not Marie Browning 1944-10-11
Movie Adventures of Red Ryder Herself 1940-06-28