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Bacall, Lauren

Syllabification: Ba·call, Lauren
Pronunciation: /bəˈkôl

Definition of Bacall, Lauren in English:

( 1924–2014), US actress; born Betty Joan Perske. Her movies with husband Humphrey Bogart include The Big Sleep (1946) and Key Largo (1948). She received Tonys for her lead roles in the stage musicals Applause (1970) and Woman of the Year (1981).

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