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Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall

Originally wanting to be a dancer, Lauren Bacall studied acting at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. She went into modeling briefly until director Howard Hawks saw here on the cover of Harper's Bazaar and ordered a screen test. She appeared in To Have and Have Not opposite Humphrey Bogart, whom she married in 1945. It was the first of many Bogie and Bacall films. She co-starred wit…

Date of Birth: September 16, 1924


Found 33 quotes by Lauren Bacall .
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Lauren Bacall

"I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that." Lauren Bacall
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"When a woman reaches twenty-six in America, she's on the slide. It's downhill all the way from then on. It doesn't give you a tremendous feeling of confidence and well-being." Lauren Bacall
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"His whole behavior is so shocking," Lauren Bacall
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"You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow." Lauren Bacall
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"When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise." Lauren Bacall
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"You know you don't have to act with me, Steve. You don't have to say anything, and you don't have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow." Lauren Bacall
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"She's not a legend, ... She can't be a legend at whatever age she is. ... You have to be older." Lauren Bacall
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"They're guys who want to screw around all the time, which interests me not at all. God knows we've done that, been there, and we don't want to do that any more." Lauren Bacall
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"Stardom isn't a profession; it's an accident." Lauren Bacall
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American Actress    Profession   

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"I used to tremble from nerves so badly that the only way I could hold my head steady was to lower my chin practically to my chest and look up at Bogie. That was the beginning of The Look." Lauren Bacall
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"I have a built-in antenna." Lauren Bacall
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"I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way." Lauren Bacall
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American Actress    Man   

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"A man's illness is his private territory and, no matter how much he loves you and how close you are, you stay an outsider. You are healthy." Lauren Bacall
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American Actress    Illness   

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"Looking at yourself in a mirror isn't exactly a study of life." Lauren Bacall
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American Actress    Life   

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"It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially, but I think it's kind of a sickness." Lauren Bacall
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Life   

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"A woman isn't complete without a man. But where do you find a man - a real man - these days?" Lauren Bacall
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American Actress   

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"I am not a has-been. I am a will be." Lauren Bacall
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American Actress   

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"Imagination is the highest kite one can fly" Lauren Bacall
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"The purity of Jewish upbringing is the restrictions that one carries through life being a "nice Jewish girl" -- what a burden!" Lauren Bacall
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Life   

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"I'm not the public." Lauren Bacall
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"I'm a fan. My grandchildren are fans. I wish I'd written the books." Lauren Bacall
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