Biography

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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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 99

Birthday 1924-09-16

Day of Death 2014-08-12

Place of Birth The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • The Look
  • Betty Joan Perske

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2013 Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored as Herself (archive footage)
2013 Talking Pictures(1 episode) as Herself - Archive footage
2011 The Forger as Anne-Marie
2010 Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff as Himself - Interviewee
2010 Embracing Chaos: Making the African Queen as Herself (archive footage)
2008 Eve as Grandma
2008 Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King as The Grand Witch (voice)
2007 The Walker as Natalie Van Miter
2006 These Foolish Things as Dame Lydia
2005 Manderlay as Mam
2004 The Limit as May Markham
2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II
2004 Birth as Eleanor
2004 Dogville Confessions as Herself
2004 Judy Garland: By Myself as Herself
2003 Dogville as Ma Ginger
2002 V Graham Norton(1 episode)
2001 Pulp Cinema as Herself (archive footage)
2001 Presence of Mind as Mado Remei
1999 Diamonds as Sin-Dee
1999 The Early Show(1 episode)
1999 A Conversation with Gregory Peck
1999 The Venice Project as Countess Camilla Volta
1999 Madeline: Lost in Paris
1999 Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke(4 episodes) as Doris Duke (elderly)
1999 The Sopranos(1 episode)
1999 Get Bruce! as Herself
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Day and Night as Sonia
1997 Bogart: The Untold Story as Herself
1996 My Fellow Americans as Margaret Kramer
1996 A Benefit Celebration: A Tribute to Angela Lansbury as Herself
1996 The Mirror Has Two Faces as Hannah Morgan
1996 The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show(1 episode)
1995 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler as Mrs. Basil E. Frankkweiler
1994 Prêt-à-Porter as Slim Chrysler
1994 Chicago Hope(2 episodes)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1993 La classe américaine as Christelle
1993 A Foreign Field as Lisa
1993 The Portrait as Fanny Church
1992 You Must Remember This: A Tribute to 'Casablanca' as Narrator
1991 All I Want for Christmas as Lillian Brooks
1991 A Star for Two
1990 Misery as Marcia Sindell
1990 A Little Piece of Sunshine as Beatrix Coltrane
1989 Screen One(1 episode) as Lisa
1989 John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick as Herself
1988 Mr. North as Mrs. Cranston
1988 Appointment with Death as Lady Westholme
1988 Bacall on Bogart as Herself
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Herself (archive footage)
1982 Night of 100 Stars as Herself
1981 The Fan as Sally Ross
1980 HealtH as Esther Brill
1978 The Kennedy Center Honors(1 episode)
1978 Perfect Gentlemen as Ms. Lizzie Martin
1976 The Shootist as Bond Rogers
1974 Murder on the Orient Express as Mrs. Harriet Belinda Hubbard
1973 Applause as Margo Channing
1966 ABC Stage 67(1 episode)
1966 Harper as Mrs. Sampson
1964 Sex and the Single Girl as Sylvia Broderick
1964 Mr. Broadway(1 episode)
1964 Shock Treatment as Dr. Edwina Beighley
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(2 episodes)
1963 Marilyn
1961 Dr. Kildare(1 episode)
1961 The DuPont Show of the Week(71 episodes) as Lorraine Boswell
1959 North West Frontier as Catherine Wyatt
1958 The Gift of Love as Julie Beck
1957 Designing Woman as Marilla Brown Hagen
1956 Written on the Wind as Lucy Moore Hadley
1956 Blithe Spirit as Elvira Condomine
1955 Blood Alley as Cathy Grainger
1955 Ford Star Jubilee(1 episode)
1955 The Cobweb as Meg Faversen Rinehart
1954 Producers' Showcase(38 episodes) as Gaby
1954 Woman's World as Elizabeth Burns
1954 A Star Is Born World Premiere as Herself
1953 How to Marry a Millionaire as Schatze Page
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour(1 episode)
1950 Bright Leaf as Sonia Kovac
1950 Young Man with a Horn as Amy North
1950 The Hollywood Ten as Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1949 Breakdowns of 1949 as Herself
1948 Key Largo as Nora Temple
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show(1 episode)
1947 Dark Passage as Irene Jansen
1947 Tony Awards(2 episodes)
1946 The Big Sleep as Vivian Sternwood Rutledge
1946 Two Guys from Milwaukee as Herself
1946 Blow-Ups of 1946 as Herself
1945 Confidential Agent as Rose Cullen
1944 To Have and Have Not as Marie Browning
1944 Breakdowns of 1944 as Herself

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