Lauren Bacall Dead at 89: Defined Golden Age of Hollywood

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Legendary film actress Lauren Bacall has died today at the age of 89. The screen icon was a true face of the so-called Golden Age of Hollywood and was one of the rare actresses of early Tinseltown that became as well known as her male co-stars.

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She was also famous for her work opposite Humphrey Bogart in a number of films, including Key Largo, The Big Sleep and To Have and Have Not. She appeared in dozens and dozens of films, even starring with Marilyn Monroe in How to Marry a Millionaire

She married Bogart in 1945 and was with him until his death in 1957. Bogie and Bacall are together now in heaven!

Her last great role earned her an Oscar nod and it was in Barbra Streisand’s The Mirror Has Two Faces in 1996. She was part of one of our most shocking Oscar moments ever when she lost to Juliette Binoche. 

We will also never forget her in Robert Altman’s 1994 effort, Pret-a-Porter.

Bacall had a massive stroke, according to a family member, this morning in her home. She died exactly one day after we lost another Hollywood legend, Robin Williams.

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