(1950s) Stage: Appeared in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", summer stock.
3 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
3 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
Connie Keane | Constance Keane
4' 11½" (1.51 m)
Did You Know?
[on her screen test for I Wanted Wings
(1941)] My hair kept falling over one eye and I kept brushing it back. I thought I had ruined my chances for the role. But Hornblow [producer Arthur Hornblow
] was jubilant about that eye-hiding trick. An experienced showman, he knew that the hairstyle was something people would talk about. He had a big picture and lots of talk would bring customers to see it.
When former lover Marlon Brando
read in a newspaper that a reporter had found Veronica Lake
working as a cocktail waitress in a Manhattan bar, he instructed his accountant to send her a check for a thousand dollars. Out of pride, she never cashed it, but kept it framed in her Miami living room to show her friends.
The Peek-a-boo Girl