Lupino in The Hard Way (1943)
|Born||February 4, 1918|
Camberwell, London, England
|Died||August 3, 1995 (aged 77)|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||1938-45 Louis Hayward|
1948-51 Collier Young
1951-84 Howard Duff
Ida Lupino (February 4, 1918 – August 3, 1995) was an English film actress, director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Camberwell is a district of London, England and forms part of the London Borough of Southwark. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Events 8 - Roman Empire General Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Louis Hayward ( March 19 1909 – February 21 1985) was a British Actor born in South Africa. Movie producer and writer Collier Young ( August 19, 1908 - December 25, 1980) worked on many films in the 50's before becoming a television Howard Green Duff ( November 24, 1913 – July 8, 1990) was an American actor of Film, Television, stage and Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 8 - Roman Empire General Tiberius defeats Dalmatians on the river Bathinus. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A film director, or filmmaker, is a person who directs the making of a Film.
Encouraged to enter show-business by both her parents and a first cousin once-removed, Lupino Lane, Lupino made her first film appearance in 1931, in The Love Race, and worked for several years playing minor roles. Henry William George Lupino or Lupino Lane ( June 16, 1892 London &ndash November 10 1959 London) was a British-born
It was after her appearance in The Light That Failed in 1939 that Lupino was taken seriously as a dramatic actress. The Light That Failed is a Novel by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1890 Her parts improved during the 1940s and she began to describe herself as "the poor man's Bette Davis. Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5 1908 – October 6 1989 was an American actress of Film, Television and Theatre. " While working for Warner Brothers, Lupino would also refuse parts that Davis had rejected, and earned herself suspensions. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc (or Warner Bros, Warner Bros Pictures) is one of the world's largest producers of Film and
During this period, Lupino became known for her hard-boiled roles, and appeared in such films as They Drive by Night (1940) and High Sierra (1941). For the 1938 film see They Drive by Night (1938 film They Drive by Night is a 1940 film starring George Raft High Sierra ( 1941) is an early Heist film and Film noir written by John Huston and W She acted regularly and was in high demand throughout the 1940s without becoming a major star.
In 1947, Lupino left Warner Brothers to become a freelance actress. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc (or Warner Bros, Warner Bros Pictures) is one of the world's largest producers of Film and A freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is a person who pursues a profession without a long-term commitment to any one employer Notable films around that time include Road House and On Dangerous Ground. Road House ( 1948) is a Film noir drama directed by Jean Negulesco, with Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle. For the 1986 film known as On Dangerous Ground in the UK see Choke Canyon.
It was during a suspension in the late 1940s that Lupino began studying the processes behind the camera. Her first directing job came around when Elmer Clifton fell ill during the filming of Not Wanted, a 1949 movie which she co-wrote. Elmer Clifton, ( 14 March 1890, Chicago - 15 October 1949, Los Angeles) was an American Writer,
Lupino often joked that if she had been the "poor man's Bette Davis" as an actress, then she had become the "poor man's Don Siegel" as a director. Donald Siegel ( October 26, 1912 - April 20, 1991) was an influential American Film director and producer From the early 1950s she began directing films, mostly melodramas, and was one of the few women of her era to achieve success in this field. Melodrama refers to theatre in which music is used to increase the spectator's emotional response or to suggest character types In 1952, Lupino was invited to become the "fourth star" in Four Star Productions by Dick Powell, David Niven and Charles Boyer, after Joel McCrea and Rosalind Russell dropped out. Four Star Television, also called Four Star Films, Four Star Productions, and Four Star International, was an American Television production Richard Ewing "Dick" Powell ( November 14, 1904 – January 2, 1963) was an American Singer, Actor, James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983 was an English Academy Award -winning Actor probably best known for his role as the punctuality-obsessed Charles Boyer (28 August 1899 – 26 August 1978 was a four-time Academy Award -nominated French Actor who starred in a number of classic Hollywood Joel Albert McCrea, (November 5 &ndashOctober 20) was an American actor and Film star whose career spanned 50 years and appearances in over 90 films Rosalind Russell ( June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an award-winning American Actress of stage and
She directed Outrage in 1950, a film about rape, a subject still controversial twenty years after the adoption of the Hays Code. Outrage is a 1950 Black-and-white B-movie starring Mala Powers. Rape, also referred to as Sexual assault, is an Assault by a person involving Sexual intercourse with or Sexual penetration of another person For the television broadcasting term please see Production code number. In addition to acting in many films noir, Lupino also directed The Hitch-Hiker (1953), the first such film directed by a woman. Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize moral ambiguity and sexual motivation The Hitch-Hiker ( is a Film noir directed by Ida Lupino about two hunting buddies who pick up a mysterious hitchhiker.
Lupino continued acting throughout the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and her directing efforts during these years were almost exclusively television productions such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Twilight Zone, Have Gun Will Travel, The Donna Reed Show, Gilligan's Island, 77 Sunset Strip, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, The Rifleman, Bonanza, The Untouchables, The Fugitive, and Bewitched. Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an Anthology Television series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. The Twilight Zone is an American Television series created by Rod Serling. Have Gun &mdash Will Travel is an American Western Television series that aired on CBS from 1957 through 1963 The Donna Reed Show is an American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1958 to 1966. Gilligan's Island is an American TV sitcom originally produced by United Artists Television. 77 Sunset Strip is The Ghost & Mrs Muir is a Situation comedy based on the 1947 film of the same name. The Rifleman was a Western Television program that ran from 1958–1963 on ABC, a production of Four Star Bonanza is an American television series that ran on NBC from September 12 1959 to January 16 1973 The Untouchables is the name of a television series that ran from 1959 to 1963 on the American Broadcasting Company. The Fugitive is an American Television series produced by QM Productions and United Artists Television that aired on ABC Bewitched is an American Situation comedy originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972.
From January 1957 through September 1958, Lupino starred with her husband, Howard Duff, in the CBS comedy Mr. Howard Green Duff ( November 24, 1913 – July 8, 1990) was an American actor of Film, Television, stage and CBS Broadcasting Inc ( CBS) is an American radio and Television network. Adams and Eve, in which they played husband and wife film stars named Howard Adams and Eve Drake. Later in her career, Lupino guest starred on numerous television programs, before retiring at the age of 60 after making her final film appearance in 1978.
Lupino has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the fields of television and motion pictures. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a Sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood Los Angeles California, USA, that They are located at 1724 Vine Street and 6821 Hollywood Boulevard. Vine is a Street in Hollywood Los Angeles California that runs north-south from Melrose Avenue up past Hollywood Boulevard. Hollywood Boulevard is a boulevard in Hollywood Los Angeles California, United States, beginning at Sunset Boulevard in the east and running northwest
for The Magnificent Ambersons
|NYFCC Award for Best Actress|
for The Hard Way
Lupino was born in Camberwell, London (allegedly under a table during a World War I zeppelin raid), the daughter of actress Connie O'Shea (a. Camberwell is a district of London, England and forms part of the London Borough of Southwark. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All A Zeppelin is a type of Rigid airship pioneered by the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin in the early 20th century based on designs he had outlined k. a. Connie Emerald) and music hall entertainer, Stanley Lupino, one of the Lupino family. Music hall is a form of British theatrical Entertainment which was popular between 1850 and 1960 Stanley Lupino ( 15 May 1893 - 10 June 1942) was an English actor dancer singer librettist director and short story writer The Lupino family was the surname of a British theatre family tradition that could trace their roots back to an Italian émigré of the early 17th century She was born in 1918 and not 1914 as other biographies have it. Year 1918 ( MCMXVIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common 
She married and divorced three times:
Ida Lupino died from a stroke while undergoing treatment for colon cancer in Los Angeles, California, in August 1995, aged 77. Events 215 BC - A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at Year 1952 ( MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. A stroke is the rapidly developing loss of brain functions due to a disturbance in the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain Colorectal cancer, also called colon cancer or large bowel cancer, includes Cancerous growths in the colon, Rectum and Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West She is interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a privately-owned Cemetery in Glendale, Los Angeles, in the United States. Glendale ( is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. 
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 4, 1918|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Camberwell, London, England|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 3, 1995 (aged 77)|
|PLACE OF DEATH||Los Angeles, California|