Lauren Bacall, the seductive Hollywood legend known for her throaty voice and sharp tongue, died Tuesday in New York. She was 89.
Bacall’s son, Stephen Bogart, confirmed her death, saying, “she lived a wonderful life, a magical life.”
“Her life speaks for itself.”
Bacall starred in over 40 films, including classics such as “Key Largo,” and alongside Marilyn Monroe in “How to Marry a Millionaire.”
She did “Designing Woman” with Gregory Peck, but perhaps her most famous was alongside Humphrey Bogart in the Hemingway adaptation “To Have and Have Not” in 1944.
She later married Bogart.
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Above, Bacall is pictured with Frank Sinatra in 1960. The two had a short, but publicized, romance after Bogart’s death when Bacall was 32.
Bacall went on to win several Tonys, received an honorary Academy Award, was nominated for an Oscar, and won a National Book Award for her autobiography, one of two she would write.
Known for her quick tongue, after her first husband died, Bacall told The New York Times, ”I spent my childhood in New York, riding on subways and buses, and you know what you learn if you’re a New Yorker? The world doesn’t owe you a damn thing.”