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Lauren Bacall


Born - 16 September 1924, New York City, USA
Died - 12 August 2014

Tall, slinky, feline, husky-voiced, glossy-haired, green-eyed American actress, born Betty Perske who, at 20, co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in her first film and remained married to him from 1945 to his death in 1957. Later, she was married to actor Jason Robards Jr from 1961 to 1973. Publicised by her studio as 'The Look', she made fewer films that one might expect, some of them being To Have and Have Not (1944), Confidential Agent (1945), The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), Key Largo (1948), Young Man of Music (1949), Bright Leaf (1950), How to Marry a Millionaire (1953), Blood Alley (1955), Designing Woman (1957), Northwest Frontier (1959), Sex and the Single Girl (1964), The Moving Target (1966), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Shootist (1976), The Fan (1981), Misery (1990) and The Mirror Has Two Faces (1995), which brought her an Oscar nomination. Her last completed film was The Forger (2012) and she was making Trouble is My Business (2015) at the time of her death from a stroke a few weeks short of her 90th birthday.