Actress-Director Ida Lupino, 77, Dies

Ida Lupino, who starred with Humphrey Bogart in “High Sierra” and went on to become one of Hollywood’s first women directors, has died at age 77.

Lupino, who had cancer and recently suffered a stroke, died at home Thursday night.

Born Feb. 4, 1918, in London, Lupino was only 15 when she got her first film role in the British production “Her First Affaire.”

She soon went to Hollywood, appearing in dozens of films, including “High Sierra,” “They Drive By Night” and “The Seawolf.”

Lupino directed “Never Fear” and “The Biggest,” and also wrote screenplays and produced films.

Lupino was married three times, to Louis Hayward, Collier Young and Howard Duff. She and Duff divorced in 1983. He died in 1990.

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