Veronica Lake

Actress Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake was an American film actress. Lake won both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her role in Sullivan's Travels and for her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd, during the 1940s. She was also well known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle. By the late 1940s, Lake's career had begun to decline in part due to her struggles with mental illness and alcoholism.
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Deceased
07 July 1973
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Death Place
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Bites Nearby: Hula Hut - Patch.com
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Good Day Cafe is a popular Vallejo cafe with an award-winning reputation. Voted Best Breakfast and Best Lunch 2010 and 2009 by the Vallejo Times Herald, Good Day Cafe's prize-winning menu includes hearty three-egg omelettes,
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Pop culture Q&A: Lizabeth Scott got her start on stage and starred in films - Kansas City Star
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Producer Hal Wallis put her in movies where, as "The Film Encyclopedia" says, she was promoted as similar to Lauren Bacall and Veronica Lake. She made a strong impression; a 1948 Associated Press writer said, "She charms you and knocks you out at the
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Library Film Series Celebrates Glamorous Ladies From Hollywood's Golden Age - NJ TODAY
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Featured in the program are the personalities and talents of Hedy Lamarr, Rita Hayworh, Veronica Lake, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marlene Dietrich. Each of these beauties had a unique screen presence which appealed to moviegoers throughout the world
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Noir City: Chicago features 16 flicks that shed light on gritty genre - Chicago Sun-Times
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“The Glass Key” (5:30, 9:10 pm Wednesday): Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake star in a 1942 film about a man mixed up in a murder case that could derail the plans of his politician boss. Based on Dashiell Hammett's novel and directed by Stuart Heisler
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instyle makeover fall 2011 - BellaSugar Australia
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Photographed by Doug Inglish, the 24-year-old who plays Santana Lopez on the hit show looks right at home with her hair fashioned into Veronica Lake-esque rolled curls. Polished to perfection with a rich, matte red lip and black winged-out eyes,
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Union Library film series celebrates ladies of Hollywood's 'Golden Age' - Suburban News
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Featured in the program are the personalities and talents of Hedy Lamarr, Rita Hayworh, Veronica Lake, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marlene Dietrich. Each of these beauties had a unique screen presence which appealed to moviegoers throughout the world
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Bites Nearby: The Cheese Steak Shop - Patch.com
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Bites Nearby: Main Street Bar and Grill - Patch.com
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REVIEW: 'Captain America' Best Super Hero Movie of Summer - Fox News
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With the flair and razzle dazzle of a USO show, “Cap” stylishly captures a pastiche version of life in the 1940s, from the elaborate set designs of vintage New York City to women as glamorous as Veronica Lake, to an elaborate USO dance and newsreel
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Kim Kardashian Website Photos Go Hollywood Glam - Daily Glow
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I love Elizabeth Taylor, Ava Gardner and Veronica Lake! I love when I have photo shoots that have an old Hollywood glam theme and I always feel so inspired by these old classic beauties... I just love to channel them!" Channel them she did in these
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Bites Nearby: Havana Sol - Patch.com
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Bites Nearby: Front Room at the Wharf - Patch.com
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On This Day in History: July 7 Bright Hollywood Light Goes Out - Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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The glamorous Hollywood actress Veronica Lake was born Constance Ockelman in Brooklyn on Nov. 19, 1919. Her father was a ship’s master who died when she was only 10 years old
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    FIFTIES
  • 1973
    Age 50
    Lake died in July 1973 from hepatitis and acute kidney injury at the age of 50.
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    In June 1973, Lake returned to the United States and while traveling in Vermont, visited a local doctor, complaining of stomach pains.
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    The marriage lasted just one year and Lake returned to the United States in June 1973.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1972
    Age 49
    Lake's fourth and final marriage was to Royal Navy captain Robert Carleton-Munro in June 1972.
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    Lake then moved to Ipswich, England, where she met and married Royal Navy captain Robert Carleton-Munro, in June 1972.
  • 1969
    Age 46
    Also in 1969, Lake portrayed the role of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire on the English stage, for which she won rave reviews for her performance.
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    When Lake went to the UK to promote her book in 1969 she received an offer to appear on stage in Madam Chairman.
    Lake's memoirs, Veronica: The Autobiography of Veronica Lake, were released in the United Kingdom in 1969, and in the United States the following year.
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  • 1966
    Age 43
    In 1966, she had a brief stint as a TV hostess in Baltimore, Maryland, along with a largely ignored film role in Footsteps In the Snow.
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  • 1963
    Age 40
    The story did revive some interest in Lake and led to some television and stage appearances, most notably in the 1963 off-Broadway revival of the musical Best Foot Forward.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1962
    Age 39
    After her third divorce, Lake drifted between cheap hotels in New York City, and was arrested several times for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. In 1962, a New York Post reporter found her living at the all-women's Martha Washington Hotel in Manhattan, working as a waitress downstairs in the cocktail lounge.
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  • 1955
    Age 32
    She performed in summer stock and in stage roles in England. In October 1955, she collapsed in Detroit, where she had been appearing on stage in The Little Hut.
    In September 1955, she married songwriter Joseph Allan McCarthy. They were divorced in 1959.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1952
    Age 29
    Lake and DeToth divorced in 1952.
  • 1951
    Age 28
    In the summer of 1951, she was fed up; two marriages had failed, and she was typecast in Hollywood as a sex symbol.
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    In 1951 she appeared in Stronghold, which she later described as "a dog". (She later sued for unpaid wages on the film.) Lake and de Toth, filed for bankruptcy that same year.
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  • 1950
    Age 27
    In 1950 it was announced she and De Toth would make Before I Wake (from a suspense novel by Mel Devrett) and Flanagan Boy.
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  • 1948
    Age 25
    In 1948 Paramount decided not to renew Lake's contract.
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  • 1945
    Age 22
    While waiting for the films to be released in 1945 she took stock of her career claiming, "I had to learn about acting.
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  • 1944
    Age 21
    In 1944, Lake married film director André DeToth with whom she had a son, Andre Anthony Michael III (known as Michael DeToth), and a daughter, Diana (born October 1948).
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    In June 1944 Lake appeared at a war bond drive in Boston, where her services as a dishwasher were auctioned off.
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  • 1943
    Age 20
    Lake and Detlie separated in August 1943 and divorced in December 1943.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1941
    Age 18
    Even before the film came out, Lake was dubbed "the find of 1941".
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  • 1940
    Age 17
    Lake's first marriage was to art director John S. Detlie, in 1940.
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  • 1939
    Age 16
    She appeared in the play Thought for Food in January 1939.
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  • 1938
    Age 15
    In 1938, the Keanes moved to Beverly Hills, where Lake enrolled in the Bliss-Hayden School of Acting (now the Beverly Hills Playhouse).
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1933
    Age 10
    Lake's mother, Constance Charlotta (née Trimble; 1902–1992), of Irish descent, married Anthony Keane, a newspaper staff artist, also of Irish descent, in 1933, and Lake began using his surname.
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  • 1922
    Born
    Born on November 14, 1922.
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