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Lauren Bacall News





Late Actress Lauren Bacall Leaves $10K To Her Dog

August 24th, 2014 12:35pm EDT
Lauren Bacall
Actress Lauren Bacall, who passed away earlier this month at the age of 89, has left $10,000 of her fortune to her pet pooch Sophie.

The late star's will was read this week and the paperwork was made public when it was filed in Manhattan Surrogate's court on Friday, revealing who's getting what of her $26.6 million estate.

The New York Daily News' Page Six reports that her two grandsons will each receive $250,000 which is to be used for their college educations, the remainder of which (if any) they'll receive when they turn 30.

The actress was also generous to two of her employees, one h...
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Celebs Honor Robin Williams & Lauren Bacall At Charity Dinner In Beverly Hills

August 15th, 2014 8:36am EDT
Celebs Honor Robin Williams & Lauren Bacall At Charity Dinner In
Several celebrities attended the the Grants Banquet at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Thursday night and honored late Hollywood icons Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall.

Morgan Freeman, Robert Pattinson and Channing Tatum were among those who attended the event.

Kristen Bell ("Veronica Mars," "Frozen") posted on Twitter: "Kudos to #HFPA #hfpaGrantBanquet this eve for honoring Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall w/a moment of not silence but applause."

Kerry Washington, Chris Evans, Jason Segel, Eddie Redmayne, James Marsden and Sofia Vergara also attended the event, w...
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Lauren Bacall, 1924-2014

August 13th, 2014 2:55am EDT
Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Suffers Stroke, Dies At 89
Legendary actress Lauren Bacall has died after suffering a massive stroke.

The 89-year-old actress, born Betty Joan Perske, was at her home Tuesday morning when it happened, a family member told TMZ.com.

Bacall, who was one of the most prolific leading ladies of Golden Age of motion pictures, got her start in the 1944 film "To Have And To Have Not" opposite future husband Humphrey Bogart. The couple would go on to make three more films together, including the classic "Key Largo."

Despite winning a Golden Globe and landing two Tony Awards for her parts in Broadway shows "Applause" and "Wo...
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Clint Eastwood Attends Grand Opening Of Warner Bros. Theater At The Smithsonian

February 7th, 2012 10:56am EST
Clint Eastwood Smithsonian
Last week, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History celebrated the grand opening of the new Warner Bros. Theater in Washington, D.C., with a ribbon cutting and presentation of the Smithsonian Bicentennial Medal to Clint Eastwood for his contribution to the American experience through film.

The medal recognizes Eastwood’s six decades of captivating national and international audiences through his work as an award-winning actor and director.

Accompanying the opening of the theater, a new display of objects will be on view showcasing the unique brand of Hollywood storytelling an...
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Surprise Oscar Wins: Is There A Pattern?

February 18th, 2011 5:23pm EST
Juliette Binoche
Some years, certain nominees seem to be locks to win Oscars. Yet almost every year, there is some sort of major upset at the Academy Awards. Some years there are none, but other years there are multiple. What will this year have in store? At this point, it's anybody's guess.

Looking back at the 10 most surprising wins of the last 15 years, can we notice any patterns? Here they are, in chronological order.

1. Juliette Binoche (The English Patient) beats Lauren Bacall (The Mirror Has Two Faces) for Supporting Actress (1996)

Binoche looked like someone whacked her on the side of the h...
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Lauren Bacall Unimpressed With 'Twilight,' Tells Fans To Watch 'Nosferatu'

August 26th, 2009 8:47am EDT
Lauren Bacall
Screen legend Lauren Bacall is urging vampire fans to check out 1920s horror movies because the Twilight blood-suckers pale in comparison to classic monsters.

The Hollywood veteran sat down to watch the 2008 blockbuster to check out the cinematic craze her grandchildren were so excited about. But she was disappointed after watching the movie, starring hunk Robert Pattinson, and sat her granddaughter down to give her a lesson in frightening films.

Bacall writes on her Twitter.com page, "Yes, I saw Twilight - my granddaughter made me watch it, she said it was the greatest vampire film e...
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Movies With Best Ensemble Casts

February 9th, 2009 5:13pm EST
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Sometimes a single actor makes a film, and sometimes too many egos don't fit on the same screen, but when you find a group of talented actors who manage to make it look like they're having the time of their lives, then the audience wants to be a part of the magic. Chemistry can't be faked. Whether He's Just Not That Into You, starring Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Jennifer Connelly, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Connolly, Ginnifer Goodwin, Bradley Cooper, and Scarlett Johansson will be one of those remarkable collaborations remains to be seen. In the meantime, here's a little taste...
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Workplace Romance: Costars Who Fell In Love

August 19th, 2008 12:08pm EDT
Mr. and Mrs. Smith
It is widely acknowledged that workplace romances are a definite no-no; clearly, some famous actors and actresses didn't get the memo. From classic romantic duos Bogey/Bacall and Spencer/Tracy to contemporary pairings like "Bennifer" and "Brangelina", since the inception of cinema, thespians have taken on-set relationships from reel-life to real-life.

Julia Roberts and Kiefer Sutherland's hearts skipped a beat while filming Flatliners (1990). Tom Cruise admired a young Aussie actress named Nicole Kidman and had her cast opposite him in Days of Thunder. The movie Seven ended with Gwynet...
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Steve Guttenberg Talks To Starpulse About His Charity, Being Famous & Why He Sometimes Lies To The Press

October 17th, 2007 11:24am EDT
Steve Guttenberg
Recently, Steve Guttenberg appeared at New York's Upright Citizens' Brigade (UCB) Theater for an installment of "Inside Joke," a live talk show about the craft of comedy. Certainly there's much to be learned in the arena of humor from the star of films such as Police Academy, Cocoon, Short Circuit, and Three Men and a Little Lady, but The Gute also has much to say on the subjects of community, fame, and responsibility, not to mention some info on a few forthcoming acting roles and a book.

How did your appearance at the UCB Theater go?

I had the best time and now that I'm back in ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 16

September 16th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Alexis Bledel
Happy Birthday to singer Teddy Geiger (1988), "Dr. Dolittle" actress Kyla Pratt (1986), singer Katie Melua (1984), "Gilmore Girls" actress Alexis Bledel (1981), Australian singer Shannon Noll (1975), "Deuce Bigalow" actress Amy Poehler (1971), Latin singer Marc Anthony (1968), "Saturday Night Live" actress Molly Shannon (1964), singer Richard Marx (1963), actress Jennifer Tilly (1958), "Sin City" actor Mickey Rourke (1956), magician David Copperfield (1956), actor Ed Begley, Jr. (1949), actor George Chakiris (1934), "Forbidden Planet" actress Anne Francis (1930), "Columbo" star Peter Falk (...
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Lauren Bacall To Launch A Signature Jewelry Line

May 1st, 2007 2:50pm EDT
Lauren Bacall
Robert Weinman, President of Weinman Bros. Inc., announced today that his company, a manufacturer of diamond and gemstone jewelry, has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with star of stage and screen Lauren Bacall to create a fine jewelry collection that will bear her name.

The epitome of style and good taste, Bacall has had a long standing passion for fine jewelry. "I've always loved the thought of jewelry as art and there is nothing like the feeling of wearing something beautiful. This collection represents a great opportunity for every woman to own a piece of artistic fin...
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 16

September 16th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Alexis Bledel
Happy Birthday to singer Teddy Geiger (1988), "Dr. Dolittle" actress Kyla Pratt (1986), singer Katie Melua (1984), "Gilmore Girls" actress Alexis Bledel (1981), Australian singer Shannon Noll (1975), "Deuce Bigalow" actress Amy Poehler (1971), Latin singer Marc Anthony (1968), "Saturday Night Live" actress Molly Shannon (1964), singer Richard Marx (1963), actress Jennifer Tilly (1958), "Sin City" actor Mickey Rourke (1956), magician David Copperfield (1956), actor Ed Begley, Jr. (1949), actor George Chakiris (1934), "Forbidden Planet" actress Anne Francis (1930), "Columbo" star Peter Falk (...
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Woody Harrelson To Star in 'American Gigolo' Sequel

March 25th, 2006 2:00pm EST
Woody Harrelson
Woody Harrelson is to play gay as an ageing bisexual escort in what is being touted as the follow-up to cult 1980 film American Gigolo. The star will pick up where Richard Gere's seedy character left off, playing an escort of Washington, D.C., socialites with a gay lover waiting for him at home.

Writer/director Paul Shrader admits "The Walker" is a continuation of American Gigolo. He says, "His gifts are now more social than sexual."

Shrader accepts the choice of Harrelson may be a surprise to some: "This will be quite a transformation for him, from the hairpiece and his manner ...
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