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Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall

  • Two Guys From Milwaukee (1946) October 01 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Dark Passage (1947) October 04 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Cobweb, The (1955) October 04 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Harper (1966) October 29 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Big Sleep, The (1946) November 23 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Bright Leaf (1950) December 07 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: August 12, 2014
Born: September 16, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Worked as an usherette in a theater, where she was able to watch actors rehearse
1942:
Appeared in short-lived Broadway production "Johnny 2x4"
1942:
Crowned "Miss Greenwich Village"
1943:
Spotted on cover of March 1943 issue of <i>Harper's Bazaar</i> by Howard Hawks' wife; Hawks tested her and signed her to a seven-year studio contract
1944:
Made acting debut as the female lead in "To Have and Have Not" opposite Humphrey Bogart, directed by Hawks
1946:
Appeared with Bogart in comedy "Two Guys from Milwaukee"
1947:
Suspended temporarily from acting for refusing to act in Western "Stallion Road" opposite Ronald Reagan
1948:
Last of four co-starring films for Bacall and Bogart, "Key Largo"
1950:
Last film for Warner Bros., "Bright Leaf" co-starring Gary Cooper
1951:
Journeyed to Africa with Bogart for filming of John Huston's adventure classic "The African Queen" (did not appear in film) instead of staying in Hollywood to star in "Storm Warning"; Ginger Rogers replaced her in role; after many rifts, parted with Warner Bros.
1951:
Made radio debut on the series "Bold Venture"
1953:
Acted in first film for three years, "How to Marry a Millionaire"
1954:
Made one of earliest TV appearances on "Light's Diamond Jubilee," an all-star variety special celebrating the 75th anniversary of Edison's discovery of the light bulb
1955:
Acted opposite Bogart in NBC adaptation of "The Petrified Forest"; Bogart recreated role of Duke Mantee, which he had played on Broadway and in film nearly 20 years earlier
1959:
First film which was not a U.S. Production, "North West Frontier"; last film for five years
1959:
First starred on Broadway in comedy "Goodbye Charlie"
1964:
Returned to films after a five-year absence to appear in "Shock Treatment"; also marked first film in which she was not female lead (played by Carol Lynley)
1965:
Starred on Broadway in hit comedy "Cactus Flower"; played 900 performances over several years
1967:
Hosted ABC variety special "The Light Fantastic, or How to Tell the Past, Present, and Maybe Your Future Through Social Dancing"
1970:
Starred on Broadway in "Applause," a musical adaptation of classic comedy-drama film "All About Eve"; stayed with the show for 18 months and then took show on tour
1972:
Made London stage debut in "Applause"
1973:
Reprised the role of Margo Channing from "Applause" in a CBS TV adaptation of the stage musical
1978:
Made TV-movie debut in "Perfect Gentlemen," co-starring Ruth Gordon and Sandy Dennis
1979:
Published first autobiographical work <i>By Myself</i>
1979:
Served as ringmaster for CBS variety special "Circus of the Stars"
1980:
Portrayed by Kathryn Harrold in TV-movie biopic "Bogie" (CBS); Bacall claimed she never saw the movie, nor did she want to
1981:
Returned to Broadway in another musical adaptation "Woman of the Year," based on 1942 film starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy
1985:
Starred in a touring, Broadway-bound revival of the Tennessee Williams play "Sweet Bird of Youth"; show closed before making it to New York
1988:
Appeared as herself in interview and compilation documentary "John Huston: The Man, The Movies, The Maverick"
1988:
Hosted and narrated the PBS documentary about Humphrey Bogart, "Bacall on Bogart"
1991:
Hosted TNT special "Kisses," a history of the kiss in movies
1991:
Hosted a series of made-for-TV dramatic presentations "General Motors Playwrights Theater" (A&E); several programs aired each TV season; first installment, "Clara"
1995:
Inducted into the French Order of Arts and Sciences
1996:
Received sole Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress for playing Barbra Streisand's critical mother in "The Mirror Has Two Faces"
1998:
Made rare TV acting appearance as a guest on an episode of the CBS medical drama "Chicago Hope"
1999:
Starred in the title role of the CBS miniseries "Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke"
1999:
Appeared as a brothel owner in "Diamonds"; reunited on screen with Kirk Douglas
1999:
Returned to Broadway as star of the Noel Coward play "Waiting in the Wings"
2004:
Starred with Nicole Kidman and Stellan SkarsgÄrd in "Dogville," directed by Lars Von Trier
2004:
Played Kidman's mother in "Birth," helmed by Jonathan Glazer
2005:
Co-starred in "Manderlay," the second part of Lars von Trier's U.S.A. trilogy
2007:
Cast opposite Woody Harrelson and Kristin Scott Thomas in crime drama "The Walker"
2012:
Co-starred in "The Forger" with Josh Hutcherson and Alfred Molina

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