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  BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Nicole Kidman v Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall is correct: Nicole Kidman has not been around long enough to be a "legend." It was, however, terribly rude and ingracious of her to say so.
Lauren Bacall is a genuine movie star and a natural, effortless scene-stealer - no matter what else is going on in the scene, she is always the focus and it all pivots around her.
Lauren Bacall is without question the legend, and she was correct when she said that Nicole Kidman was too young to be a screen legend.
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  Denny Jackson's Lauren Bacall Page
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924 in New York City.
When she was a young school girl, Lauren originally wanted to be a dancer, but later became enthralled with acting so she switched gears to head into that field.
Lauren was away from the big screen for five years returning in 1964 to appear in SHOCK TREATMENT and SEX AND THE SINGLE GIRL.
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 Lauren Bacall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lauren Bacall (born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924) is an American film and stage actress.
Bacall was later married to the actor Jason Robards from 1961 to 1969.
Bacall served as the voice-over for the PBS idents from 1996-2002.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lauren_Bacall   (2383 words)

  
 Lauren Bacall @ Filmbug
Bacall and Bogart were married in 1945 and continued to work together in Howard Hawks' THE BIG SLEEP, as well as DARK PASSAGE, directed by Delmer Daves, and KEY LARGO, directed by John Huston.
Bacall has been honored with many achievement awards for her film work, including the Career Achievement Award from the National Board of Review, and was named one of the American Film Institute's Top 25 Film Legends of the Century.
Lauren Bacall is the proud mother of Stephen and Leslie Bogart, and Sam Robards.
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 Lauren Bacall
During that evening, Bacall was interviewed and had nothing but glowing things to say about Barbra's overall talents and of her performance as Fanny Brice.
Bacall, of course, is the definition of a show-biz legend.
Lauren Bacall is a long time resident of New York and at 81, shows no signs of slowing down.
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 The Dead Pool: Lauren Bacall   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lauren has led a long life, and a great one.
Bogart initiated a relationship with Bacall, and the rest is history.
Bacall is a cousin of Shimon Peres, the former Prime Minister of Israel.
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 Lauren Bacall's bio
Lauren Bacall's BIO Her role in 'To Have and Have Not' (1944)
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924 in New York City.
Lauren was away from the big screen for five years returning in 1964 to appear in Shock treatment (1964) and Sex and the single girl (1964).
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 The Biography Channel - Lauren Bacall Biography
Bacall no longer saw her father and formed a bond with her mother, whom she took with her to California when she became a movie star.
Even during her peak of screen activity from the mid 1940s to the late 1950s, Bacall was sometimes off the screen for several years at a time, as she fought with Warner Brothers, after rejecting standardized glamour roles, or opting to spend time with Bogart and the family they started.
One of Bacall's more notable later appearances was in the psychodrama, 'The Fan' which, though in many ways unworthy of her, nonetheless showcased her classy yet down-to-earth elegance.
www.thebiographychannel.co.uk /biography_home/52:0/Lauren_Bacall.htm   (594 words)

  
 Lauren Bacall relationships
Lauren Bacall inspires others to take positive action in their lives through her own enthusiasm and eagerness to meet life's challenges, and she is attracted to people who are adventurous, courageous and independent.
Lauren Bacall tends to withhold and clamp down on many of her feelings and craves nurturing and security, perhaps feeling that they are unacceptable or will never be satisfied.
Bacall enjoys a touch of drama and color in her love relationships and she is impressed by grand romantic gestures or extravagant expressions of generosity.
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 Lauren Bacall - Moviefone
Bacall's disappointing solo turn in Confidential Agent (1945) seemed to confirm this, but the actress was a quick study and good listener, and before long she was turning in first-rate performances in such films as Young Man With a Horn (1950) and How to Marry a Millionaire (1953).
Bogart's death in 1957 after a long and painful bout with cancer left Bacall personally devastated, though, in the tradition of her show-must-go-on husband, she continued to perform to the best of her ability in films such as Designing Woman (1957) and The Gift of Love (1958).
In 1993, Bacall proved once more that she was a superb actress and not merely a "professional personality" in the made-for-cable film The Portrait, in which she and her Designing Woman co-star Gregory Peck played a still-amorous elderly couple.
www.moviefone.com /celebrity/lauren-bacall/1138614/biography   (638 words)

  
 Daily Celebrations ~ Lauren Bacall, Willing to Be ~ September 16 ~ Ideas to motivate, educate, and inspire
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske in Greenwich Village on this day in 1924.
He and Bacall married a year later and starred in five pictures together.
Known for her husky voice, beautiful eyes, and no-nonsense style, Bacall in recent years has triumphed on Broadway, was nominated for an Oscar for The Mirror Cracked, and chosen in 1997 by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
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 Kennedy Center: Biographical information for Lauren Bacall
Even if Lauren Bacall had not made another film after her phenomenal debut in 1944 she would nevertheless still be known as one of the most striking actresses ever to have mesmerized audiences around the world.
In a career that has had, according to Bacall, "its ups and downs," she was always known to fight for better roles for women.
Bacall, whom Newsweek described as having "an achieved presence, the triumphant style of a real survivor," always took full advantage of the right roles she was offered.
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 Lauren Bacall | Biography (born 1924)
Sensational!' was how Lauren Bacall came to the screen, along with press releases as to how her husky voice had been developed by making her shout across a canyon for six months.
Warners were so pleased with her that they bought the other half of her contract from Hawks and raised her weekly pay from $550 to $1,000, the start of a new seven-year contract, to go to $1,250 in the second year and thence to $1,500 with $500 weekly annual increases to a ceiling of $3,500.
Bacall's own particular glitter could not hide the fact that the piece was unworthy of her.
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 Lauren Bacall's Bad Call | TheSweetScience.com Boxing
The first thing that I remember noticing about Lauren Bacall was that she was as tall as she sounded.
We're standing right behind Lauren Bacall and Jason Robards, who were married at the time and made a suitably compelling couple, Robards topping out at nearly six feet alongside the statuesque Bacall.
The line in front of the theater moved and we were soon inside, and, in the process, I lost sight of Bacall and Robards, who were probably led to some sort of VIP seating somewhere in the theater, unknown and unavailable to obit writers and back office guys from Brooklyn.
www.thesweetscience.com /boxing-article/3798/lauren-bacall-bad-call   (1372 words)

  
 Crystal's Classics: Lauren Bacall
As a result, she had to glance upward every time she spoke, an affectation which came across as sexy and alluring, earning Bacall the nickname "The Look." She also spoke in a deep, throaty manner, effectively obscuring the fact that she was only 19-years-old.
Bogie and Bacall co-starred in three more films, which increased the actress' popularity, but also led critics to suggest that she was incapable of carrying a picture on her own.
Lauren with Humphrey Bogart in "To Have and Have Not".
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 Lauren Bacall
Throughout her career in Hollywood, Bacall has felt economic and social pressure to relinquish a Jewish identity, a demand complicated by her strong allegiance to her first-generation Jewish immigrant family.
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, to William Perske and Romanian born Natalie (Weinstein) Perske.
In addition to her mother, Natalie Bacal (who changed her and her daughters last name to the Romanian version of Weinstein), Bacall was especially close to her grandmother Sophie, aunt Renee, and uncles Charlie and Jack and their spouses.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/bacall.html   (828 words)

  
 Actress Lauren Bacall: 'Don't call me a legend' - Features, Film & TV - The Independent
Bacall fell in love with Bogart – some 25 years her senior – and they were married.
While Bacall is not one to show emotion, she admits if she ever hears Bogart's voice on TV it gives her shivers.
Bacall's life has been beset by difficulties, from the departure of her father when she was six – encouraging her to switch to her mother's maiden name – to her own divorce from her second husband, the actor Jason Robards, with whom she had her third child, Sam.
www.independent.co.uk /arts-entertainment/film-and-tv/features/actress-lauren-bacall-dont-call-me-a-legend-460000.html   (1460 words)

  
 Lauren Bacall News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When she was barely 20 years old and made her screen debut in To Have and Have Not, Lauren Bacall looked and acted much older than her years, and now, at age 81, she looks and acts much younger than her...
Actresses Lauren Bacall and Blythe Danner have received the inaugural awards of a suburban Philadelphia college's new center honoring the independent spirit of the late Katharine Hepburn.
When Tony and Emmy award-winning actress Blythe Danner learned that she had been chosen along with Hollywood film legend Lauren Bacall to receive a Katherine Hepburn Medal today at the opening of Bryn Mawr...
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 Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
She was barely 20 when she starred in her first film, To Have and Have Not (1944) with Humphrey Bogart, whom she married soon after.
Bacall reportedly practiced for months to get her voice at that low, dusky pitch for the role.
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 Lauren Bacall - Wink
Bacall, an only child, was born Betty Joan Perske in New York City, daughter of Natalie, a secretary, and William Perske, who worked in sales.
In 1997, Bacall was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), for which she had already won a Golden Globe.
I remember that Lauren Bacall was at one of them and said, "Hey, you, come over here!", because she wanted to feel the fabric of my dress.
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 Lauren Bacall - Trivia
Bacall became the toast of Broadway with her performance as Stephanie and expected to do the role on film.
Bacall turned down this role as she was not offered enough money; she later regretted it.
Bacall was put on suspension at Warner Brothers for refusing to play Elvira Kent in this musical, which is mainly remembered as the vehicle that gave Doris Day her big break.
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 Lauren Bacall Photo Page - MovieActors.com
Lauren Bacall was born on September 16, 1924 in New York City, New York.
After working as a model in her early twenties, Bacall debuted with husband-to-be Humphrey Bogart in TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT.
Nevertheless, Bacall has been tempting men around the globe for ages after TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT penned Bacall as "the seductress" thanks to her line to Bogart: "If you want anything, just whistle.
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 Lauren Bacall at Hollywood.com
Lauren Bacall was one of those movie stars who were so original and iconic that the molecular structure of the audience seemed to shift when she was on screen.
Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on Sept. 16, 1924, in New York City, NY.
Bacall shifted focus, training to be a stage actress and had found success in the play “Cactus Flower” during the mid-60s.
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 Lauren Bacall Timeline and Biography
After Bacall is featured on the cover of Harper's Bazaar, the wife of director Howard Hawks notices her and tells Howard about her.
Bacall makes headlines when she visits the National Press Club in Washington D.C. and, as a publicity stunt, sits on Vice President Harry S. Truman's piano while he plays.
Living in a building called The Dakota in New York City, Bacall hears what she thinks is a car backfiring, but turns out to be the gunshot that kills her neighbor John Lennon.
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 [SULTRY] the Lauren Bacall fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to [SULTRY] the TFL-approved fanlisting and mini fan resource for the wonderful actress Lauren Bacall, a true screen icon, a siren of the Hollywood heydays, a living legend!
It isn't in anyway affiliated with, or associated with Lauren Bacall, her children or family, her friends, or anyone affiliated with her.
I don't know Lauren Bacall personally, nor have I ever met her (unfortunately).
fan.obsidian-rhapsody.com /bacall   (139 words)

  
 Lauren Bacall Filmography
Rose Morgan (Barbra Streisand) is a plain and pudgy middle-aged college English professor who shares a house with her mother, Hannah (Lauren Bacall).
Bacall should be an authority on screen kisses: during her long career, she was well and fully smooched by the likes of John Wayne, Gregory Peck, Charles Boyer...and, of course, her first husband Read More
Wayne plays a veteran seaman who comes to the aid of Lauren Bacall, the daughter of a missionary doctor killed by the Red Chinese.
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