Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in New York City. She is the daughter of Natalie Weinstein-Bacal, a Romanian Jewish immigrant, and William Perske, who was born in New Jersey, to Polish Jewish parents. Her family was middle-class, with her father working as a salesman and her mother as a secretary. They divorced when ...
Born: September 16, 1924
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Known for: The Big Sleep (1946), Key Largo (1948), To Have and Have Not (1944), Dogville (2003)