Hollywood: The Ages of Man

"I'm 40 and I admit it, but I'm only 40. I am younger than Tony Curtis."

So declared Lauren Bacall recently, piqued at a Hollywood that excluded her from the Pepsi generation and forgot that Bogart was 25 years her senior when they married. As it turned out, she was wrong, but only by nine months. The birth certificate of Lauren Bacall, nee Betty Joan Persky, gives her date of birth as Sept. 16, 1924. As for Tony, the former Bernard Schwartz was born on June 3, 1925. Still, even an aging Lauren Bacall is younger than many of Hollywood's Beautiful...

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