Lauren BacallOscar Nominee
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Lauren was born under the official name Perske, Betty Joan on September 16th, 1924. She died on August 12th, 2014 in New York City, New York, USA (stroke). Known to her close friends as The Look, she has been a credited actor since the 1955 film Blood Alley.
Lauren has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. She has appeared in ten films including: the 2010 comedy film Wide Blue Yonder as the character May, the 2007 crime movie The Walker playing Natalie Van Miter and the 2005 drama release Manderlay cast as Mam.
Lauren Bacall has earned salaries up to $50,000 for her acting. Her most commercially successful project to date has been the 1990 thriller film Misery, which brought in $61,000,000 at the box office.
Lauren is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than three pictorials, interviewed in over nine publications and featured in thirteen magazine articles. She has been the subject of at least ten books. She has been the subject of at least two biographical films.
As an actor Lauren Bacall has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. She was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for her role as Hannah Morgan in the 1996 movie The Mirror Has Two Faces.