Lauren Bacall was an American actress of film, stage, and television who was famous for her deep voice. Bacall is best remembered by the public for her roles in films How to Marry a Millionaire, The Big Sleep, A Woman’s World, The Mirror Has Two Faces, Key Largo, Murder on the Orient Express, The Fan, and The Portrait. For her role in the 1996 film The Mirror Has Two Faces, Bacall won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture and was nominated for a BAFTA and an Academy Award. Born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA, to a working-class family, Bacall was an only child of William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents, and Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant. She was educated at The Highland Manor Boarding School for Girls, in Tarrytown, New York, and at Julia Richman High School in Manhattan. She started her career as a teenage fashion model when she appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar and was discovered by Howard Hawks’ wife Nancy. She made her film debut with Humphrey Bogart in the 1944 film To Have and Have Not. She was married to Humphrey Bogart from 1945 until his death in 1957 and Jason Robards from 1961 to 1969. Bacall died on August 12, 2014 from a stroke, at the age of 89.
Lauren Bacall Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 16 September 1924
Birth Place: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death: 12 August 2014
Death Place: The Dakota, New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death: Stroke
Birth Name: Betty Joan Perske
Nicknames: The Look, Betty
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Actress, Model
Race/Ethnicity: White (Ashkenazi Jewish)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Lauren Bacall Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 123.5 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 56 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8½”
Height in Meters: 1.74 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Shape: Banana
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in (86-61-89 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 34C
Feet/Shoe Size: 11 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Lauren Bacall Family Details:
Father: William Perske
Mother: Natalie Weinstein-Bacal
Spouse/Husband: Jason Robards (m. 1961-1969), Humphrey Bogart (m. 1945-1957) (his death)
Children: Sam Robards, Leslie Howard Bogart, Stephen Humphrey Bogart
Lauren Bacall Education:
The Highland Manor Boarding School for Girls, Tarrytown, New York
Julia Richman High School, Manhattan
Lauren Bacall Facts:
*She was born on September 16, 1924 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA.
*She was crowned “Miss Greenwich Village” in 1942.
*She worked as a fashion mag cover model before she took up acting.
*She started acting in the 1940s.
*She was named the 20th greatest female star of classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute.
*In 1995, she was placed at #6 in the list of ‘100 Sexiest Stars in film history’ by Empire magazine.
*People Magazine named her one of the top 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1997.
*She wrote two autobiographies, Lauren Bacall by Myself (1978) and Now (1994).
*She was once briefly engaged to singer Frank Sinatra.