Lauren Bacall dead at 89: The Hollywood actress suffered a stroke at her home

(NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) -- Legendary actress Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89 after suffering a stroke at her home.

The sultry, Academy Award nominated actress was best known for her roles in "The Mirror Has Two Faces," "Designing Woman," and her breakthrough film, "To Have and Have Not."

It was during the 1944 filming of "To Have and Have Not" that the Bronx-born beauty first starred with and later married actor Humphrey Bogart in 1946.

Their marriage lasted until his death in 1957 and was followed by her marriage to Jason Robards in 1961 which ended in divorce in 1969.

During her more than a half-a-century Hollywood career, Bacall's portrayal of Hannah Morgan in the 1996 film, "The Mirror Has Two Faces," earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting

In 2009 she received an Honorary Academy Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the age of 85.

The award was presented by Anjelica Huston who said Bacall "defines what it means to be a great actress and also a huge movie star" while praising her "steadfastness, honesty and extraordinary beauty."


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