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Veronica Lake (November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) was an American film actress and pin-up model. She received both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her role in Sullivan’s Travels and for her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd during the 1940s including This Gun for Hire. She was well known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle. Lake had a string of broken marriages and, after her career declined, long struggles with mental illness and alcoholism.

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