Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Actress Lauren Bacall, the widow of screen legend Humphrey Bogart, has died at age 89 from a stroke, TMZ reported.

In a career that spanned seven decades, she appeared in more than 70 films. Her only Academy Award nomination came when she was given a nod for Best Supporting Actress in the Barbra Streisand film “The Mirror Has Two Faces.” Bacall was widely expected to win, but the Oscar went instead to French actress Juliette Binoche for her role as a caring nurse in “The English Patient.”

She and Bogart appeared together in several films, including “The Big Sleep” and “Key Largo.” Their first onscreen pairing was in “To Have and Have Not,” when she was 19 and he was 45. The pair later wed in 1945 and were together until Bogart’s death in 1957.

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