Jason Robards (1922-2000) Radioman 3rd Class USN 1941-45 WW II. Served aboard the USS Northampton in the Pacific returning to Pearl Harbor two days after the Japanese attack. Was in Guadalcanal campaign, Battle of Santa Cruz Island, aboard when ship was torpedoed and sunk. Rescued from ocean next day. Served on USS Nashville in Mindoro invasion. Ship hit by kamikaze in Philippines w/223 casualties. Received Oscar for role of Ben Bradlee in “All the President’s Men” (1976).
Lauren Bacall and husband Jason Robards Jr & Jason Robards Sr......Bacall was married to actor Jason Robards, Jr., who resembled Bogart in various ways, from 1961 to 1969. According to Bacall's autobiography, she divorced Robards mainly because of his alcoholism.