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Veronica Lake (I) (1922–1973)


Veronica Lake was born in Brooklyn, New York with the birth name of Constance Frances Marie Ockelman. Her father worked for an oil company as a ship employee. While still a child, Veronica's parents moved to Florida when she wasn't quite a year old. By the time she was five, the family had returned to Brooklyn. She was exposed to acting early when ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 50) in Burlington, Vermont, USA

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 1970 Flesh Feast
Dr. Elaine Frederick
 1954 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Nancy Willard
- The Gramercy Ghost (1954) ... Nancy Willard
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Inside Straight (1953)
 1950-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Beverly / Lou / Stormy Denton
- Thanks for a Lovely Evening (1953) ... Beverly
- The Blues Street (1951) ... Lou
- Shadow on the Heart (1950) ... Stormy Denton
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Judy 'Leni' Howard
- Better Than Walking (1952) ... Judy 'Leni' Howard
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Paula
- Flight Overdue (1952) ... Paula
 1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Abby Fane
- Brief Moment (1952) ... Abby Fane
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
Valerie
- The Facts of Life (1951) ... Valerie
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
Mercy Device
- Beware This Woman (1950) ... Mercy Device
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
Dolores Grieves
 1948 Isn't It Romantic?
Candy Cameron
 1948 Saigon
Susan Cleaver
 1947 Variety Girl
Veronica Lake
 1945 Hold That Blonde!
Sally Martin
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Veronica Lake
 1945 Out of This World
Dorothy Dodge
 1944 The Hour Before the Dawn
Dora Bruckmann
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn
Movie Actress (uncredited)
 1941 I Wanted Wings
Sally Vaughn
 1940 Forty Little Mothers
Granville Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Young as You Feel
Bit part (as Constance Keane)
 1939 All Women Have Secrets
Jane (as Constance Keane)
 1939 Dancing Co-Ed
Woman on Motorcycle (uncredited)
 1939 The Wrong Room (Short)
The Attorney's New Bride (as Connie Keane)
 1939 Sorority House
Coed (uncredited)
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Other Works:

(10/8/54) Radio: Appeared on "The Abbott and Costello Show". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Connie Keane | Constance Keane

Height:

4' 11½" (1.51 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There's no doubt I was a bit of a misfit in the Hollywood of the forties. The race for glamor left me far behind. I didn't really want to keep up. I wanted my stardom without the usual trimmings. Because of this, I was branded a rebel at the very least. But I don't regret that for a minute. My appetite was my own and I simply wouldn't have it any other way. See more »

Trivia:

Her third husband, Joseph Allen McCarthy, wrote lyrics for many Cy Coleman songs, among them "I'm Gonna Laugh You Right Out Of My Life" and "Why Try To Change Me Now?" sung by Frank Sinatra. McCarthy's father, Joseph McCarthy, was also a lyricist; his most famous songs are "You Made Me Love You" and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows.". See more »

Trademark:

'Peekaboo' hairstyle, covering right side of forehead and sometimes partly over right eye. See more »

Nickname:

The Peek-a-boo Girl

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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