Lauren Bacall Overview

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Born: September 16, 1924

Born in New York City as Betty Joan Perske and raised in Brooklyn for the first five years of her life, Lauren Bacall moved to Manhattan with her mother when her parents divorced. Bacall went to an all girls boarding school and excelled at dance and sports. While attending Julia Richmond High School in New York City, Bacall took an interest in drama and attended the New York School of the Theatre once a week for four years. After graduating from high school, Bacall went to the... See All


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