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Actress who caused a craze by posing with her hair falling over one eye and appeared in This Gun for Hire in 1942. After taking a hiatus, she returned to the screen with the 1966 film Footsteps In the Snow.
She studied at Bliss-Hayden School of Acting in Los Angeles.
She became known for her acting in Sullivan’s Travels and had a difficult life dealing with mental illness and alcoholism.
She was married to John S. Detlie from 1940 to 1943, and the couple had two children together.
She was a pinup model like Betty Grable.
How did Veronica Lake die?Lake’s memoir, Veronica: The Autobiography of Veronica Lake, was published in 1970. Her final screen role was in a low-budget horror film, Flesh Feast (1970). After years of heavy drinking, Lake died at the age of 50 in July 1973, from hepatitis and acute kidney injury.
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||50 years|
|Death date||July 7, 1973|
|Place of death||Burlington, Vermont, United States|
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I wasn’t a sex symbol, I was a sex zombie.Veronica Lake
You could put all the talent I had into your left eye and still not suffer from impaired vision.Veronica Lake
I’ve reached a point in my life where it’s the little things that matter… I was always a rebel and probably could have got much farther had I changed my attitude. But when you think about it, I got pretty far without changing attitudes. I’m happier with that.Veronica Lake