Veronica Lake

1922 - 1973

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Veronica Lake (born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman; November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) was an American film, stage, and television actress. Lake was best known for her femme fatale roles in film noirs with Alan Ladd during the 1940s and her peek-a-boo hairstyle. By the late 1940s, Lake's career began to decline, due in part to her alcoholism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Veronica Lake has received more than 2,571,853 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Veronica Lake is the 884th most popular actor (up from 915th in 2019), the 1,646th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,759th in 2019) and the 437th most popular American Actor.

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  • 4.84

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Among actors, Veronica Lake ranks 884 out of 10,030Before her are Mack Sennett, Alicia Rhett, Billy Dee Williams, Joan Plowright, Maud Adams, and Brendan Fraser. After her are Arletty, Ljubiša Samardžić, Mark Strong, Helen Hunt, Fredric March, and Thomas Mitchell.

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Among people born in 1922, Veronica Lake ranks 85Before her are Russ Meyer, Charles Mingus, Sven Nykvist, Robert W. Holley, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Enrico Berlinguer. After her are Damiano Damiani, Salvatore Giuliano, Denholm Elliott, Miloš Jakeš, Abdul Razak Hussein, and Raymond Franz. Among people deceased in 1973, Veronica Lake ranks 62Before her are Emmy Göring, Leo Strauss, Edward G. Robinson, Edward Steichen, Karl Löwith, and Asger Jorn. After her are Dickinson W. Richards, Alexander Orlov, Robert Smithson, Jacques Lipchitz, Shirali Muslimov, and Károly Kerényi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Veronica Lake ranks 1,646 out of 15,968Before her are Billy Dee Williams (1937), Phil Ochs (1940), Saul Bass (1920), Ira Levin (1929), Dennis Rader (1945), and Brendan Fraser (1968). After her are Cindy Crawford (1966), Henry King (1886), Mary Jackson (1921), Benedict Arnold (1741), Helen Hunt (1963), and James Patterson (1947).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Veronica Lake ranks 437Before her are Josh Brolin (1968), Marcheline Bertrand (1950), Daniel Davis (1945), Alicia Rhett (1915), Billy Dee Williams (1937), and Brendan Fraser (1968). After her are Helen Hunt (1963), Fredric March (1897), Thomas Mitchell (1892), Neil Patrick Harris (1973), Dwight Schultz (1947), and Michael Rooker (1955).

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