Bacall in the 1940s
|Born||Betty Joan Perske
September 16, 1924
The Bronx, New York City, U.S.
(m. 1945–1957; his death)
(m. 1961–1969; divorced)
|Relatives||Shimon Peres (first cousin)|
Lauren Bacall (born September 16, 1924) is an American movie, radio and stage actress and model. Well known for her deep voice, Bacall started acting during the 1940s and still acts today. She has had big roles in movies like The Big Sleep and Dark Passage.
Although well known as an actress herself, she also had fame as being the fourth wife of actor Humphrey Bogart. They stayed married until Bogart died in 1957 and had a son; Stephen (b. 1949) and a daughter, Leslie (b. 1952). Bacall married Jason Robards in 1961, also an actor. They had one son, Sam (b. 1961), and divorced in 1969.
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References[change | edit source]
- Tyrnauer, Matt (2011-03-10). "To Have and Have Not". Vanity Fair. http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/features/2011/03/lauren-bacall-201103. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- Lauren Bacall Biography (1924-) at filmreference.com. filmreference.com
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Lauren Bacall at the Internet Movie Database
- Lauren Bacall at the TCM Movie Database
- Lauren Bacall at TV.com
- Idol Chatter: Lauren Bacall
- Interview with Larry King on CNN
- Article about the "origin" of the "Rat Pack" taken mainly from her book "Lauren Bacall, By Myself", (New York: Knopf, 1978)
- Lauren Bacall Official website - at LaurenBacall.com