There aren’t a lot of iconic actresses and actors left from Old Hollywood; unfortunately the world has lost another legend, Lauren Bacall. Lauren Bacall was known for her personality, which helped her project an electrifying presence whether she was on, or off screen.
The actress made her Hollywood debut at the young age of 19 turning 20, starring in the film “To Have and Have Not” opposite Humphrey Bogart in 1944. The two obviously got along well, both on and off screen, because they wed in 1945. At the time, Lauren Bacall was 20 and Bogart was 45. Unfortunately, Humphrey Bogart died of cancer in 1957, leaving behind Lauren and their two kids, Stephen and Leslie. After a tumultuous second marriage to Jason Robards Jr. and having a third child, Lauren moved back to New York.
When in New York, Lauren took on the Broadway stage, winning a Tony for “Applause” and “Woman of the Year.” She also guest starred in the HBO show ,‘The Sopranos,’ and had an Oscar nomination for her role in movie “The Mirror Has Two Faces.”
The cause of death for Lauren Bacall was revealed to be a stroke in her home, TMZ reports. Her death was confirmed by a tweet from The Humphrey Bogart Estate, which stated, “With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall.”