Stage & Screen

“Lauren Bacall has such a style of her own that I found it difficult to impose a new style on her.”

– Theoni Aldredge, costume designer  

Lauren Bacall was a celebrated actress whose audacious personality and unique fashion sense enhanced her professional appeal. She remained professionally active into her eighties, and continues to be spotlighted in the media as a symbol of timeless elegance and sartorial savvy.

The following is a list of Bacall’s work on stage and screen.  Titles in bold indicate roles that highlight Bacall’s relationship with fashion.


1944    To Have and Have Not
1945    Confidential Agent
1946    Two Guys from Milwaukee
1946    The Big Sleep
1947    Dark Passage  
1948    Key Largo
1950    Young Man with a Horn  
1950    Bright Leaf
1953    How to Marry a Millionaire    
1954    A Woman’s World            
1955    The Cobweb                
1955    Blood Alley                
1956    Written on the Wind            
1957    Designing Woman
1958    The Gift of Love            
1959    North West Frontier            
1964    Shock Treatment
1964    Sex and the Single Girl        
1966    Harper
1984    Murder on the Orient Express    
1976    The Shootist                
1980    Health
1981    The Fan              
1988    Appointment with Death        
1988    Mr. North              
1988    John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick        
1989    The Tree of Hands            
1990    Misery                    
1991    A Star for Two             
1991    All I Want for Christmas     
1993    The Portrait              
1994    Prêt-á-Porter                
1995    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler    
1996    The Mirror Has Two Faces        
1996    My Fellow Americans          
1997    Day and Night                
1999    Get Bruce          
1999    Madeline: Lost in Paris        
1999    Diamonds              
1999    The Venice Project            
1999    Presence of Mind            
2000    A Conversation with Gregory Peck
2003    Gone Dark                
2003    Dogville
2004    Howl’s Moving Castle            
2004    Birth                  
2004    Amália Traïda                
2005    Manderlay
2006    These Foolish Things
2007    The Walker
2008    Eve
2008    Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King
2010    Wide Blue Yonder
2010    Firedog
2012    Ernest & Celestine
2012    The Forger


Theatrical Resume

1942    Johnny 2×4   
1942    Franklin Street          
1959    Goodbye Charlie            
1965    Cactus Flower                
1970    Applause               
1977    Wonderful Town            
1981    Woman of the Year            
1985    Sweet Bird of Youth            
1995    The Visit                
1999    Waiting in the Wings        



1967     Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year
1970     Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Applause
1972     Sarah Siddons Award Actress of the Year
1980     National Book Award in the one-year category: Autobiography
1981     Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Woman of the Year
1984     Sarah Siddons Award Actress of the Year
1990     George Eastman Award
1992     Donostia Award (Honorary)
1993     Golden Globe – Cecil B. DeMille Award
1994    National Board of Review Award for Best Cast, Prêt-à-Porter
1996     Honorary César
1997     Berlin International Film Festival, Berlinale Camera
1997     Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, The Mirror Has Two Faces
1997     Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, The Mirror Has Two Faces
1997     San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress, The Mirror Has Two Faces
1997    Kennedy Center Honors
2000     Stockholm International Film Festival – Lifetime Achievement Award
2007     Norwegian International Film Festival – Lifetime Achievement Award
2009     Academy Honorary Award