Lake popularized an iconic hairstyle, with one of her eyes always obscured by her blonde hair. During World War II she changed her trademark hairstyle to get her hair out of her eyes as a publicity move to encourage women working at war industries to adopt more practical hairstyles.
Her noted movies included Sullivan's Travels, This Gun for Hire, and The Blue Dahlia.
Veronica Lake died of hepatitis in Burlington, Vermont at the age of 53.
Veronica Lake Facts
|Constance Frances Marie Ockleman
|November 14, 1919
|Brooklyn, New York, USA
|Date of death
|July 7, 1973 (age 53)
|5' 2" (1m57) How tall is Veronica Lake compared to you?