"Unhappy is the land that needs a hero."
-- Bertolt Brecht
Friday, September 16, 2011
Lauren Bacall (September 16, 1924)
Lauren Bacall's studio biography glossed over her roots as the child of New York Jewish immigrants. She raised her children as Episcopalians. Nothing about her long acting career is Jewish. It's a stretch to see her as a secular Jew or any other kind. But what a wonderful actress!