Actress Lauren Bacall Dead at 89
MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts is reporting on Twitter that actress Lauren Bacall has passed away at the age of 89. He cited a source connected to Bacall’s friends and family:
BREAKING NEWS – actress Lauren Bacall passes away at the age of 89 according to my source who is connected with friends & family.
— Thomas Roberts (@ThomasARoberts) August 12, 2014
TMZ confirmed the story 30 minutes later, saying a family member of Bacall’s confirmed to the site that she suffered a stroke Tuesday morning at her home.
Update- 8:03 pm: And sadly, the news has been officially confirmed by the estate of Humphrey Bogart, the great actor and Bacall’s late husband.
With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall. pic.twitter.com/B8ZJnZtKhN
— BogartEstate (@HumphreyBogart) August 12, 2014
Bacall starred alongside Bogart in such classic films as To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Dark Passage and Key Largo. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her supporting role in 1996’s The Mirror Has Two Faces and was awarded an Honorary Oscar in 2009 at the age of 84.
Watch a summary of her life and career below, via Bio:
[Photo via Wikimedia Commons]
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