: I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.
Lauren Bacall (born Betty Joan Perske, and was known for her distinctive husky voice and sultry looks.
As a school girl, she originally wanted to be a dancer, but later switched gears to head into acting. She studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, after attending She was educated at Highland Manor, a private boarding school in Tarrytown, New York (through the generosity of wealthy uncles), and then at Julia Richman High School, which enabled her to get her feet wet in some off-Broadway productions.
She began her career as a model. She first appeared as a leading lady in the Humphrey Bogart film To Have and Have Not and continued on in the film noir genre. with appearances in Bogart movies The Big Sleep as well as comedic roles in How to Marry a Millionaire with Marilyn Monroe.