Lauren Bacall Death Touches Us All
Hollywood actress and screen siren Lauren Bacall passed away from stroke yesterday at the age of 89. The sincerest condolences of the Everlasting Footprint team go out to her family and friends during this difficult time. We are fans and admirers of the work and legacy of Lauren Bacall. Death of a star of her caliber affects us all, and we would like to take a moment to pay our tribute to her.
Her career took off in 1944, when she starred in her first film, To Have and Have Not, with future husband, Humphrey Bogart. They married in 1945, had two children and went on to make more films together, including The Big Sleep, Dark Passage, and Key Largo. Their son Stephen was named after the character Bogart played in their first film together, while their daughter Leslie was named after the actor Leslie Howard. Unfortunately, Bogart died of cancer in 1957, leaving Bacall a widow at the young age of 32.
Bogie and Bacall: a Legendary Love Story
Lauren Bacall with her family
Years later, she dated and was briefly engaged to Frank Sinatra, before she married then divorced Jason Robards. Bacall and Robards had a son together, Sam Robards, but unfortunately the union failed due to the Robards’ drinking problem.
Despite the fact that she got her big break in film, she enjoyed acting in theater a lot more as it was her original dream. In an interview with Larry King, Bacall said,
During her long career in the arts, Lauren Bacall won two Tony Awards and an honorary Oscar; she was nominated for three Emmy Awards.
Her grandson, Jaime Bogart, had this to say about his grandmother,
Here is an iconic clip of her from her first movie, To Have and To Hold.
Lauren Bacall’s death brings a time of legend to a close. Her inspirational life, her classic beauty, her style and grace will forever leave an impression on all our hearts.
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