Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Tony Award winner suffered a major stroke at home in New York

The Tony Award winner suffered a major stroke at home in New York

NEW YORK – Actress Lauren Bacall has died Tuesday at the age of 89, according to a verified Twitter account of the Humphrey Bogart Estate.

"With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall," the estate said.

The actress suffered a major stroke at home in New York, according to media reports.

Bacall, who won two Tony Awards for best leading actress in the musicals "Applause" and "Woman of the Year," made her on-screen debut in the 1944 movie "To Have and Have Not," where she appeared opposite her future husband Humphrey Bogart.  

Bacall received a Golden Globe Award and Oscar nomination in 1997 for "The Mirror Has Two Faces."  

In 2009, she received an honorary Oscar in recognition of "her central place in the golden age of motion pictures."

Bacall was married to Bogart from 1945 until his death in 1957. They had two children.

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