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Veronica Lake Overview:

Legendary actress, Veronica Lake, was born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman on Nov 14, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY. Lake died at the age of 50 on Jul 7, 1973 in Burlington, VT and was cremated and her ashes scattered at sea.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Lake was never nominated for an Academy Award.

BlogHub Articles:

5 Things You May Not Know about

By minooallen on Nov 14, 2016 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

5 Things You May Not Know about Like that today, November 14, would have been her birthday. Happy 94th Birthday to Hollywood legend ! ….. 1.) Her signature hair, that was an accident So, are we not going to talk about that “peek-a-boo” panther? Her iconic... Read full article


Please Keep the Hair: Keri Russell, Rita Hayworth, and

By Judy on Dec 7, 2014 From Cary Grant Won't Eat You

All the wig-switching in the KGB thriller The Americans has me thinking about hair. Of course, my musings must be rooted in the show’s star, Keri Russell, she of the infamous haircut that made Felicity stars everywhere wish her beautician Sweeney Todd. But Russell was not the only star blamed for t... Read full article


From to the White House: Oleg Cassini

By Christina Stewart on Nov 27, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Dashing Oleg Cassini led a jet-set life, and by his own admission, was a bit of a boulevardier. Aside from being a lover of beautiful women, he was the exclusive couturier to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and created “The Jackie Look”. During his time in Hollywood, he designed the on and off screen ... Read full article


How Many Movies Did and Alan Ladd Star in Together?

By Annmarie Gatti on Nov 14, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

How Many Movies Did and Alan Ladd Star in Together?   and Alan Ladd and Alan Ladd made SEVEN films together, including three films in which they appeared as themselves* (Star Spangled Rhythm, Duffy’s Tavern and Variety Girl). This Gun for Hire (1942) ... Read full article


The Dynamic Duos Blogathon: Alan Ladd and

By shadowsandsatin on Jul 12, 2013 From Shadows and Satin

Cool. Compact. Blonde. Gorgeous. That was Alan Ladd and . This visually appealing couple appeared in a total of seven films together – This Gun for Hire (1942), The Glass Key  (1942), Star Spangled Rhythm (1942), Duffy’s Tavern (1945), The Blue Dahlia (1946), Variety Girl (1947), and Sa... Read full article


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Veronica Lake Quotes:

Johnny Morrison: [after being picked up] You gotta have more sense than to take chances with strangers like this.
Joyce Harwood: It's funny but practically all the people were strangers when I met them. I'm going to Malibu. Is that any use to you?
Johnny Morrison: What's in Malibu?
Joyce Harwood: Houses, people. I have some friends there.


Joyce Harwood: [sitting with Johnny in a convertible in the hills overlooking Los Angeles] It takes a lot of lights to make a city, doesn't it?


Jennifer: 'Twould be nice to have lips... lips to whisper lies... lips to kiss man and make him suffer. Father, why cannot I have lips, and eyes, and hair?


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Veronica Lake Facts
An accomplished aviatrix, she took up flying in 1946 and in 1948 flew her small plane from Los Angeles to New York.

In Italy, all her films were dubbed by Rosetta Calavetta. She was only dubbed once by another actress: Clelia Bernacchi (in Hold Back the Dawn (1941)).

Daughter-in-law of Joseph McCarthy.

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