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As an actress, Ida Lupino referred to herself as “a poor man's Bette Davis,” dozens of songs, many of which were recorded and broadcast on the radio. with Ida's affair with Howard Duff, signaled the end of the marriage. Ida Lupino and Howard Duff with their daughter catchsomeair.us's third and final marriage was to actor Howard Duff, whom she married on 21 October The couple . Ida Lupino (m. ; div. ). Judy Jenkinson Duff (m. ; his death ). Children, 1. Duff and Eileen Ryan in "A World of Difference", an episode of The Twilight Zone, Howard Green Duff (November 24, – July 8, ) was an American actor of film, Following his marriage to Lupino in October , Duff was granted a.
In landing the part, she demonstrated her strong will and determination by stealing a copy of the screenplay, memorizing a scene, and storming into in the office of producer-director William Wellman to demand that he let her read for the part.
She got the role — despite the fact that the film was being produced byParamount — the studio that had banned her from its lot just two years earlier. They Drive by Night, which is one of my favorite Ida Lupino movies. In it, she plays Lana Carlsen, a rich, married woman who is obsessed with a truck driver played by George Raft, and will stop at nothing to get him.
Through them, she could express fury, disappointment, hope, sorrow, contempt, longing, resignation, and triumph — all without saying a single word. Ida with Humphrey Bogart in High Sierra.
Ida and Bogart were perfect for their parts, but their relationship toward each other was a little rocky at first.
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Neither of us recognized the trait in the other. Each of us thought the other was being nasty, and we were both offended. A glamorous publicity shot for "The Man I Love. She also showed her versatility by collaborating on a screenplay called Miss Penington, and she composed dozens of songs, many of which were recorded and broadcast on the radio. Ida turned down Warner Bros. The movie was physically demanding on the actress, though — she was left heavily bruised after one scene, and suffered a pulled neck tendon and a painful back injury in another.
She even lost her voice after screaming in one scene at Richard Widmark.
They were married inless than two months after Ida became an American citizen. It would become a milestone in her career. The picture was a huge success. Ida returned to acting in Woman in Hiding. The film was supposed to star Ronald Reagan, but he suffered a fractured thigh and was replaced by a newcomer by the name of Howard Duff.
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Filmakers got financial backing out of the deal, but they had to surrender complete control to Hughes. It would turn out to be a big mistake.
Ida divorced Young on October 20,and married Duff the next day. Their daughter, Bridget, was born the following year.
Inhe married Ms. Lupino, already a well-established star at Warner Bros. The couple had one daughter, Bridget Duffborn in Lupino and Duff co-starred in four hard-boiled film dramas during the s -- JenniferPrivate Hell 36Women's Prison and While the City Sleeps The demise of the studio-guided contract system had an effect on Howard's film career and offers started drying up in the late s.
And, in a change of pace, the married couple decided to go for laughs by starring together in the TV series Mr.
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Adams and Eve Here, they played gregarious husband-and-wife film stars "Howard Adams" and "Eve Drake". Many of the scripts, though broadly exaggerated for comic effect, were reportedly based on a few of their own real-life experiences.
They also guest-starred in an entertaining hour-long episode of the The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour in with the two couples inadvertently booked at the same vacant lodge, together. The show ends up a battle-of-the sexes, free-for-all with the two gals scheming to add a little romance to what has essentially become a fishing vacation for the guys. The s bore more fruit on TV than in film.
Sans Lupino, Duff went solo as nightclub owner "Willie Dante" in the tongue-in-cheek adventure series Dantewhich lasted less than a season. A few years later, the veteran co-starred with handsome rookie Dennis Cole in what is perhaps his best-remembered series, the police drama The Felony Squadwhich was filmed in and around Los Angeles. InDuff made a pilot for a new radio series, The McCoy. Television[ edit ] In addition to his movie roles, Duff also experienced success in television, with appearances in the s series The Star and the StoryClimax!
Adams and Evewhich revolved around the private lives of two fictitious film stars Howard Adams and Eve Drake.
They also served as producers. Novak and Batman the latter in an episode entitled "The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra", alongside wife Ida Lupino. Duff appeared in all 73 episodes of the series during its three season run, alongside his co-stars Dennis Cole and Ben Alexander.