(1960s) Stage: Appeared in "Madame Chairman" in England.
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.
During World War Two, the rage for her peek-a-boo bangs became a hazard when women in the defense industry would get their bangs caught in machinery. Lake had to take a publicity picture in which she reacted painfully to her hair getting "caught" in a drill press in order to heighten public awareness about the hazard of her hairstyle.
'Peekaboo' hairstyle, covering right side of forehead and sometimes partly over right eye.
The Peek-a-boo Girl