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Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall

  • Born on
    • September 16th, 1924
  • Died on
    • August 12th, 2014
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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Filmography

Acting (40 Credits)

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2014And the Oscar Goes to...
2012The Forger as Anne-Marie
2008Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King as The Grand Witch (voice)
2007The Walker as Natalie Van Miter
2005Manderlay as Mam
2004Birth as Eleanor
2003Dogville as Ma Ginger
1999Presence of Mind as Mado Remei
1999Diamonds as Sin-Dee
1997Day and Night as Sonia
1996The Mirror Has Two Faces as Hannah Morgan
1996My Fellow Americans as Margaret Kramer
1994Ready to Wear as Slim Chrysler
1993A Foreign Field as Lisa
1993La Classe américaine as Christelle (archive footage)
1991All I Want for Christmas as Lillian Brooks
1990Misery as Marcia Sindell
1988Appointment with Death as Lady Westholme
1988Mr. North as Mrs. Amelia Cranston
1981The Fan as Sally Ross
1980HealtH as Esther Brill
1976The Shootist as Bond Rogers
1974Murder on the Orient Express as Mrs. Harriet Belinda Hubbard
1966Harper as Mrs. Sampson
1964Sex and the Single Girl as Sylvia Broderick
1964Shock Treatment as Dr. Edwina Beighley
1959North West Frontier as Catherine Wyatt
1957Designing Woman as Marilla Brown Hagen
1956Written on the Wind as Lucy Moore Hadley
1955Blood Alley as Cathy Grainger
1955The Cobweb as Meg Faversen Rinehart
1954Woman's World as Elizabeth Burns
1953How to Marry a Millionaire as Schatze Page
1950Young Man with a Horn as Amy North
1950Bright Leaf as Sonia Kovac
1948Key Largo as Nora Temple
1947Dark Passage as Irene Jansen
1946The Big Sleep as Vivian Sternwood Rutledge
1945Confidential Agent as Rose Cullen
1944To Have and Have Not as Marie Browning

Herself (5 Credits)

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2011Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel as Self (archive footage)
2010Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff as Herself – Interviewee
2003Dogville Confessions as Herself
1999Get Bruce as Herself
1946Two Guys from Milwaukee as Herself (uncredited)

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