Lauren Bacall
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"Lauren Bacall" was an American actress known for her distinctive voice and sultry looks. She was named the AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars/20th greatest actress of the 20th century by the American Film Institute and received an Academy Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences "in recognition of her central place in the Golden Age of motion pictures."

Bacall began her career as a model, before making her debut as a leading lady in the Humphrey Bogart film To Have and Have Not (film)/To Have and Have Not (1944). She continued in the film noir genre with appearances in Bogart's The Big Sleep (1946 film)/The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (film)/Dark Passage (1947), and Key Largo (film)/Key Largo (1948), and starred in the romantic comedies How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) with Marilyn Monroe and Designing Woman (1957) with Gregory Peck. She co-starred with John Wayne in his final film, The Shootist (1976). Bacall worked on Broadway in musicals, earning Tony Awards for Applause (musical)/Applause (1970) and Woman of the Year (musical)/Woman of the Year (1981). Her performance in The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996) earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination.

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