Bacall, Lauren (1924–)

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Bacall, Lauren (1924–)

American actress. Born Betty Joan Perske, Sept 16, 1924, in Bronx, NY; m. Humphrey Bogart (actor), 1945 (died 1957); m. Jason Robards Jr. (actor), 1961 (div. 1969); children: (1st m.) Stephen and Leslie Bogart; (2nd m.) Sam Robards (actor).

Began career as a model; made film debut opposite Humphrey Bogart in To Have and Have Not (1945); other films include The Big Sleep, Dark Passage, Key Largo, Young Man with a Horn, How to Marry a Millionaire, Blood Alley, Designing Woman, Written on the Wind, Murder on the Orient Express, The Shootist, The Fan and The Venice Project; appeared on Broadway in Goodbye Charlie and Cactus Flower, among others. Won Tony Award for Applause (1970).

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