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Lauren Bacall biography In men's dreams

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In men's dreams September 16, 1924
August 13, 2014

Who is Lauren Bacall?


The Lauren Bacall's real name is Betty Joan Perske Weinstein, born in New York City on September 16, 1924 Polish mother and a Russian father, both Jewish immigrants in the United States (it is also first cousin of statesman Shimon Peres, whose real name is Shimon Perske).

Actress since little girl wanted to be a dancer and soon fell in love with films that have characters like Fred Astaire and Bette Davis.

Decides to attend the Academy of dramatic arts while working as a model wearing. The young Lauren Bacall was noticed by Director Howard Hawks makes her debut in the cinema world in 1944 with the film "Southern Waters". Film history will remember for its first two films "the waters of the South" and "the big sleep" where is the embodiment of dreams. Scenes of "South Water" meets Humphrey Bogart and, although the actor had twenty-five years her senior, soon between them comes a love story.

The couple married in 1945: the marriage two children Stephen and Leslie. In the three years following the marriage the couple recited together in several films.

Humphrey Bogart died on January 14, 1957; two years later, Lauren Bacall leaves to devote himself to cinema theatre.

In 1961 she married the actor Jason Robards, by whom she has a son, Sam Robards. The couple separated and after his divorce from actress Robards accepts television work while continuing to act in the theatre, as well as appearing occasionally on the big screen.

In theatre in 1970 in season says "Applause!", the musical remake of the film "all about Eve", 1950.

These films include "murder on the Orient Express" (1974) and "appointment with death" (1988), both inspired by Agatha Christie's subjects.

In 1990 he starred in "Misery", the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel.

The performance in the film "the mirror has two faces" (1996), directed by Barbra Streisand, that is its first and only Academy Award nomination as supporting actress. With the same film Lauren Bacall won the Golden Globe.

In Lauren Bacall's recent filmography we remember important parts in the film "Dogville" (2003) and "Manderlay" (2005), both by Lars Von Trier.

The actress wrote two autobiographies: "I, Lauren Bacall" (Lauren Bacall By Myself, 1974), and "Now" (1996).

Lauren Bacall on August 13, 2014 just weeks before he was 90 years old.

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