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Veronica Lake, born Constance Frances Marie Ockleman (November 14, 1922 -- July 7, 1973), was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.

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Veronica Lake, born Lake (born Constance Frances Marie Ockleman (November Ockleman; November 14, 1922 -- July 7, 1973), 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.


Her last film appearance was in the horror flick, ''Flesh Feast'', which she partially financed. She died alone at the age of 54 as a result from her deteriorating mental health, as well as her binge-drinking.

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Her last film appearance was in the horror flick, ''Flesh Feast'', which she partially financed. She died alone at the age of 54 50 as a result from her deteriorating mental health, as well as her binge-drinking.


She was the inspiration for Jessica Rabbit from ''WesternAnimation/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' and Kim Basinger's character in ''Film/LAConfidential''.

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She was the inspiration for Jessica Rabbit from ''WesternAnimation/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' and Kim Basinger's character in ''Film/LAConfidential''.


Her fame during TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood was brief and tragic. She was only nineteen when she starred in 1941’s ''Film/IWantedWings'' and was immediately in demand within the Creator/{{Paramount}} lot. She starred in various classics of the era: Creator/PrestonSturges’ ''Film/SullivansTravels'', Rene Clair’s ''Film/IMarriedAWitch'', and her various [[FilmNoir film noirs]] with Creator/AlanLadd.

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Her fame during TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood was brief and tragic. She was only nineteen when she starred in 1941’s ''Film/IWantedWings'' and was immediately in demand within the Creator/{{Paramount}} lot. She starred in various classics of the era: Creator/PrestonSturges’ ''Film/SullivansTravels'', Rene Clair’s ''Film/IMarriedAWitch'', and her various [[FilmNoir film noirs]] with Creator/AlanLadd.


* ''Film/HoldBackTheDawn'' (1941) – Cameo only

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* ''Film/HoldBackTheDawn'' (1941) – Cameo onlycameo





!!Veronica Lake Films:

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!!Veronica Lake Films:!!Partial filmography:


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* ''Film/SoProudlyWeHail'' (1943)


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Veronica Lake, born as Constance Frances Marie Ockleman, (November 14, 1922 -- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.

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Veronica Lake, born as Constance Frances Marie Ockleman, Ockleman (November 14, 1922 -- July 7, 1973) 1973), was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.


Her fame during TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood was brief and tragic. She was only nineteen when she starred in 1941’s ''Film/IWantedWings'' and was immediately in demand within the Creator/{{Paramount}} lot. She starred in various classics of the era: Creator/PrestonSturges’ ''Film/SullivansTravels'', Rene Clair’s ''Film/IMarriedAWitch'', and her various [[FilmNoir film noirs]] with Alan Ladd.

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Her fame during TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood was brief and tragic. She was only nineteen when she starred in 1941’s ''Film/IWantedWings'' and was immediately in demand within the Creator/{{Paramount}} lot. She starred in various classics of the era: Creator/PrestonSturges’ ''Film/SullivansTravels'', Rene Clair’s ''Film/IMarriedAWitch'', and her various [[FilmNoir film noirs]] with Alan Ladd.
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Veronica Lake (Constance Frances Marie Ockelman, November 14, 1922- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.

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Veronica Lake (Constance Lake, born as Constance Frances Marie Ockelman, November Ockleman, (November 14, 1922- 1922 -- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.



Her last film appearance was in the horror flick, ''Flesh Feast'', which she partially financed. She died alone at the age of 54, suffering from her alcoholism and mental decline.

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Her last film appearance was in the horror flick, ''Flesh Feast'', which she partially financed. She died alone at the age of 54, suffering 54 as a result from her alcoholism and deteriorating mental decline.
health, as well as her binge-drinking.


However, she was difficult to work with and suffered from alcoholism like many stars of her era. After being put various bad films and going through three unsuccessful marriages, she was rumoured to be completely destitute in the early 60s. However, she gained back some popularity after being discovered by a reporter and released a well-receive autobiography and did occasional TV work.

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However, she was difficult to work with and suffered from alcoholism like many stars of her era. After being put in various bad films and going through three unsuccessful marriages, she was rumoured to be completely destitute in the early 60s. However, she gained back some popularity after being discovered by a reporter and reporter; she released a well-receive autobiography and did occasional stage and TV work.


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Veronica Lake (Constance Frances Marie Ockelman, November 14, 1922- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice and was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.

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Veronica Lake (Constance Frances Marie Ockelman, November 14, 1922- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice and voice. She was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.


She was the inspiration for Jessica Rabbit from ''WesternAnimation/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', received a ShoutOut from Music/{{Madonna}} in her ''Vogue'' music video, and Kim Basinger's character in ''Film/LAConfidential'' is a Lake look-a-like.

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She was the inspiration for Jessica Rabbit from ''WesternAnimation/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'', received a ShoutOut from Music/{{Madonna}} in her ''Vogue'' music video, ''WesternAnimation/WhoFramedRogerRabbit'' and Kim Basinger's character in ''Film/LAConfidential'' is a Lake look-a-like.''Film/LAConfidential''.


Veronica Lake (Constance Frances Marie Ockelman, November 14, 1922- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice and was also a famous pin-up girl alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.

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Veronica Lake (Constance Frances Marie Ockelman, November 14, 1922- July 7, 1973) was an American actress from TheForties who rose to stardom for her blonde peek-a-boo hairstyle and sultry voice and was also a famous pin-up girl during UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo alongside the likes of Creator/RitaHayworth and Creator/BettyGrable.

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