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Lauren Bacall

Performer
( b. Sep 16, 1924 New York, New York, USA - d. Aug 12, 2014 New York, New York, USA ) Female
Also known as: Betty Bacall
Betty Joan Perske [Birthname]
Relations: Mother of Sam Robards
Wife of Humphrey Bogart (1945 - 1957) his death
Wife of Jason Robards Jr. (1961 - 1969) divorced

Biography: Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924 in the Bronx, New York City to William and Natalie Perske. She studied acting at the New York School of the Theater and ballet with Mikhail Mordkin. She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, but left after the first year due to finances. She became a model and then an actress in over 40 films. She married Humphrey Bogart, with whom she had two children: Stephen H. Bogart and Leslie Bogart. She then married Jason Robards, with whom she had her son, Sam Robards.

Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Misery," "Dogville," "Murder on the Orient Express," "Birth," "The Big Sleep," "To Have and Have Not," "The Shootist," "Manderlay," "Key Largo," "The Mirror Has Two Faces," and "How to Marry a Millionaire." Television credits include: "The Sopranos," "The Daily Show," "The Rockford Files," "Dr. Kildare," "Great Performances," "I've Got a Secret," "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Screen One," and "The Colgate Comedy Hour."

Other Awards: National Book Award for "Lauren Bacall: By Myself" in 1980. Received a star on the Walk of Fame in 1960. Received an Honorary Award at the 2010 Academy Awards in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures.

Trivia:
At the beginning of her career, she was an usher at Broadway theaters and a hostess at the Stage Door Canteen.
The marquees of Broadway theaters were dimmed in her honor on August 15, 2014.



ProductionsDate of Productions
Waiting in the Wings
[Play, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall [Lotta Bainbridge]
Dec 16, 1999 - May 28, 2000
Woman of the Year
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall [Tess Harding]
Mar 29, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983
Applause
[Musical, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall [Margo Channing]
Mar 30, 1970 - Jul 27, 1972
Cactus Flower
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall [Stephanie]
Dec 08, 1965 - Nov 23, 1968
Goodbye, Charlie
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall [Charlie]
Dec 16, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960
Johnny 2 X 4
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Performer: Betty Bacall [Ensemble]
Mar 16, 1942 - May 09, 1942
Special EventsDate of Special Events
Angela Lansbury - A Celebration
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall [Performer]
Nov 17, 1996 - Nov 17, 1996
V.I.P. Night on Broadway
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Starring: Lauren Bacall
Apr 22, 1979 - Apr 22, 1979
1981 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Musical
winner Woman of the Year [winner]
Starring: Lauren Bacall
1970 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Musical
winner Applause [winner]
Starring: Lauren Bacall
1970 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance
winner Applause [winner]
Starring: Lauren Bacall
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