- LaurenBetty Joan Perske, 1924–2014, U.S. actress.
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Examples from the Web for bacall
“As I glanced at Bogie, I saw tears streaming down his face—his ‘I do’ was strong and clear, though,” wrote Bacall.
While Bacall seems like a paragon of cool confidence in the final product, she was a nervous wreck on set.
Bogie and Bacall purchased a $160,000 mansion in Holmby Hills, a posh enclave in Los Angeles, and played house.
In addition to her stellar body of work, she will always be remembered for being the no-nonsense half of Bogie and Bacall.
Hawks at one point advised him to seek psychological counseling to get a handle on his feelings for Bacall.