19 wins & 12 nominations.
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Lobby Lady near Elevators (uncredited)
(December 5, 1986 to January 25, 1987) She acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "Sweet Bird of Youth," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Michael Blakemore was director.
2 Biographical Movies |
8 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
8 Interviews |
17 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
8 Magazine Cover Photos |
Harriet Belinda | Betty Jean Perske
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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A legend involves the past. I don't like categories. This one is great and that one is great. The word "great" stands for something. When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise
. His whole behavior is so shocking. It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially, but I think it's kind of a sickness.
Having lost her job as a showroom model and quit acting school for lack of funds, the teenage Bacall found work as a Broadway theater usher. George Jean Nathan voted her the prettiest usher of the 1942 season in the pages of "Esquire".
Her thick New York City accent