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Birth name:Ida Lupino
Born:February 4, 1918 Camberwell, London, England.
She was a film actress, director, and a pioneer in the field of women filmmakers.It was after her appearance in The Light That Failed in 1939 that she was taken seriously as a dramatic actress.she became known for her hard boiled roles and appeared in such films as They Drive by Night (1940) and High Sierra (1941). She acted regularly and was in demand throughout the '40s without becoming a major star.In 1947, Lupino left Warner Brothers to become a freelance actress. Notable films around that time include Road House and On Dangerous Ground.
She directed Outrage in 1950, and tackled the extremely controversial subject (at that time) of rape. In addition to acting in many films noir, she also directed The Hitch-Hiker (1953). The film was the first film noir directed by a woman.
Ida Lupino died from a stroke while undergoing treatment for colon cancer in Los Angeles, California August 3, 1995 She is interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.