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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 New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Noch ein dünner Mann 1939-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored 2013-01-29
Known For
Poster of Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored
Poster of Bogart: The Untold Story
Poster of Die schwarze Natter
Poster of Haben und Nichthaben
Movie Classic Movie Bloopers: Uncensored Herself (archive footage) 2013-01-29
Series Talking Pictures Herself - Archive footage 2013-01-05
Movie Ernest et Célestine The Grey One (voice) 2012-12-12
Movie Farben der Liebe 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 Vengeance - Killer unter sich Lorraine Boswell 2009-05-20
Movie Eve Grandma 2008-08-27
Movie The Walker Natalie Van Miter 2007-02-13
Movie Die Hollywood-Verschwörung Unknown 2006-08-31
Movie These Foolish Things - Verrückt vor Liebe Dame Lydia 2006-03-10
Movie Manderlay Mam 2005-05-16
Series Pinoy Big Brother: Si kuya, kabarkada mo Sin-Dee 2005-08-21
Movie Dogville Confessions Herself 2004-06-27
Movie Gone Dark May Markham 2004-12-28
Movie Birth Eleanor 2004-09-08
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself Herself 2004-02-25
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures II 2004-10-26
Series Best Friend's Date Sylvia Broderick 2004-12-03
Movie Dogville Ma Ginger 2003-05-19
Movie Presence of Mind Mado Remei 2001-04-20
Series Die Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Movie Get Bruce - Mit der Lizenz zum Lachen Herself 1999-01-01
Movie Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke Doris Duke (elderly) 1999-02-22
Movie A Conversation with Gregory Peck 1999-10-14
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Madeline: Lost in Paris 1999-08-20
Movie UFC 17: Redemption Unknown 1998-05-15
Movie Liebe hat zwei Gesichter Hannah Morgan 1997-02-06
Movie Bogart: The Untold Story Herself 1997-01-05
Series Conor, der Kelte Witch of the Waste (voice) 1997-07-14
Movie Der Tag und die Nacht Sonia 1997-02-12
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Ein Präsident für alle Fälle Margaret Kramer 1996-12-20
Movie Claudia und das Geheimnis des Engels Mrs. Basil E. Frankkweiler 1995-06-06
Movie Prêt-à-Porter Slim Chrysler 1994-12-23
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Series Chicago Hope - Endstation Hoffnung 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: Ein Tribut an Casablanca Narrator 1992-01-01
Movie A Star for Two 1991-08-10
Movie Mein Weihnachtswunsch Lillian Brooks 1991-11-08
Movie Schatten über Sunshine Beatrix Coltrane 1990-11-17
Movie Misery Marcia Sindell 1990-11-30
Series Screen One Lisa 1989-09-10
Movie John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick Herself 1989-01-01
Movie Rendezvous mit einer Leiche Lady Westholme 1988-04-15
Movie Bacall über Bogart Herself 1988-03-13
Movie Mr. North – Liebling der Götter Mrs. Cranston 1988-07-22
Series Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling Nora Temple 1985-09-14
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Herself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie Der Fanatiker Sally Ross 1981-05-15
Movie Der Gesundheits-Kongreß Esther Brill 1980-09-12
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Series Carter Country Schatze Page 1977-09-15
Movie Der letzte Scharfschütze Bond Rogers 1976-08-11
Movie Mord im Orientexpress Mrs. Harriet Belinda Hubbard 1974-11-24
Movie Applause Margo Channing 1973-03-15
Movie Ein Fall für Harper Mrs. Sampson 1966-02-23
Series ABC Stage 67 Unknown 1966-09-14
Movie Der Mörder mit der Gartenschere Dr. Edwina Beighley 1964-07-22
Movie Marilyn 1963-04-18
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Movie Brennendes Indien Catherine Wyatt 1959-10-13
Movie Geschenk der Liebe Julie Beck 1958-02-11
Movie Warum hab’ ich ja gesagt? Marilla Brown Hagen 1957-05-16
Series Jung und Leidenschaftlich – Wie das Leben so spielt Vivian Sternwood Rutledge 1956-01-01
Movie In den Wind geschrieben Lucy Moore Hadley 1956-12-01
Movie Die Verlorenen Meg Faversen Rinehart 1955-06-07
Movie Der gelbe Strom Cathy Grainger 1955-10-01
Movie A Star Is Born World Premiere Herself 1954-09-28
Series Producers' Showcase Gaby 1954-10-18
Movie Die Welt gehört der Frau Elizabeth Burns 1954-09-30
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Movie Der Mann ihrer Träume Amy North 1950-03-01
Movie The Hollywood Ten Herself (archive footage) (uncredited) 1950-01-01
Movie Zwischen zwei Frauen Sonia Kovac 1950-07-02
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Series Tony Awards Unknown 1947-04-06
Movie Die schwarze Natter Irene Jansen 1947-09-27
Movie Two Guys from Milwaukee Herself 1946-07-26
Movie Jagd im Nebel Rose Cullen 1945-11-09
Movie Breakdowns of 1944 Herself 1944-01-01
Movie Haben und Nichthaben Marie Browning 1944-10-11
Movie Noch ein dünner Mann Unknown 1939-01-01