Lauren Bacall Dies of Massive Stroke at 89
Lauren Bacall Dies at 89 – Actress Lauren Bacall has reported died of a massive stroke at 89 years old this Tuesday.
De Klerk, a family member, said “She passed away peacefully earlier today in New York,”
Her grandson Jamie Bogart, who last saw her during the holidays, said, “She apparently had a stroke. A pretty massive Stroke. That’s what happened”. He went on to say
“She was, you can say she was a tough personality. She wanted the best and if you weren’t doing the best she let you know about it. She was a great person. Catch her on a bad day it could be interesting. She was a good grandma. She was lucky to have a pretty unique life,”
The Bogart Estate gave their condolences and “great gratitude for her amazing life” in a statement released via social media.
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
Lauren Bacall became internationally famous with her first film “To Have and Have Not” (1944). She also starred in films such as “The Big Sleep” (1946), “Dark Passage” (1947), and “Key Largo” (1948).These movies were made with the man married, Humphrey Bogart. Lauren and Humphrey got married in 1945. Bogart Humphrey died in 1957.
She then married Jason Robards, had another child, actor Sam Robards, and divorced again. She was later briefly engaged to Frank Sinatra.