Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One

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Film and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall, passed away last week (first reported by TMZ) at the age of 89. The legendary actress suffered a massive stroke and died at home (New York City's famous Dakota Building) according to a family member. BroadwayWorld remembers the legend below.

Her career as a leading lady took off when she starred in the Humphrey Bogart film To Have and Have Not (1944). The film made Bacall an overnight success and featured one of the most famous lines in film history, "You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and... blow." Following her first collaboration with Bogart, the couple became romantically involved and married on May 21, 1945.

The actress continued on in the film noir genre, starring in the Bogart-led films The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), and Key Largo (1948), as well as comedic roles in How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) with Marilyn Monroe and Designing Woman (1957) with Gregory Peck.

Bacall's work on Broadway included Goodbye, Charlie (1959), Cactus Flower (1965), Applause (1970) and Woman of the Year (1981). She won Tony Awards for her performances in the latter two. For her work in the Chicago theatre, Bacall won the Sarah Siddons Award in 1972 and again in 1984.

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Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Times Square pays tribute to Lauren Bacall on August 13, 2014 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall hand & foot prints athe Disney MGM Studios in Orlando Florida, March 18., 1999

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, June 1, 1979

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall attends the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City, February 14, 1980.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Betty Comden, Lauren Bacall and Arthur Laurents attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City, February 14, 1980.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Robert Stigwood in New York City, June 2, 1979.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, June 2, 1979.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, June 2, 1979.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Robert Stigwood in New York City, June 2, 1979.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, June 2, 1979.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Robert Stigwood in New York City, June 2, 1979.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall, Phyllis Newman and Adolf Green attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' in New York City, February 14, 1980.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Phyllis Newman attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' in New York City, February 14, 1980.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Arthur Laurents attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' in New York City, February 14, 1980.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Arthur Laurents in New York City, October 1980

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Theatre Marquee for Lauren Bacall starring in 'Woman Of The Year' at The Palace Theatre in Times Square, NYC. March 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Woman of the Year - Theatre Marquee (Music: John Kander; Book: Peter Stone; Lyrics: Fred Ebb) starring Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino at the Palace Theatre in .New York City..March 29, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Woman of the Year - Theatre Marquee (Music: John Kander; Book: Peter Stone; Lyrics: Fred Ebb) starring Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino at the Palace Theatre in .New York City..March 29, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Woman of the Year - Theatre Marquee (Music: John Kander; Book: Peter Stone; Lyrics: Fred Ebb) starring Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino at the Palace Theatre in .New York City..March 29, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Woman of the Year - Theatre Marquee (Music: John Kander; Book: Peter Stone; Lyrics: Fred Ebb) starring Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino at the Palace Theatre in .New York City..March 29, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Woman of the Year - Theatre Marquee (Music: John Kander; Book: Peter Stone; Lyrics: Fred Ebb) starring Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino at the Palace Theatre in .New York City..March 29, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino.attending the Opening Night Performance of thye new Broadway Hit Musical DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City..December 20, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino.attending the Opening Night Performance of thye new Broadway Hit Musical DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City..December 20, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall 1981 arriving at the Palace Theatre before a performance in 'Woman of the Year'.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, March 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, March 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Harry Guardino and Lauren Bacall attend a Party at Halston's in New York City on August 1, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Harry Guardino and Lauren Bacall attend a Party at Halston's in New York City on August 1, 1981.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino attending at party at Halston's Apartment in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall attends the Opening Night Party for 'Women Of The Year' in New York City, March 29, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall attends the Opening Night Party for 'Women Of The Year' in New York City, March 29, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Marilyn Cooper and Lauren Bacall attends the Opening Night Party for 'Women Of The Year' in New York City, March 29, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall and Michael Biehn at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City, May 5, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall attends a cperformance of DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City, December 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One

Lauren Bacall attends a performance of DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City, December 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One

Lauren Bacall attends a performance of DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City, December 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall attends a performance of DREAMGIRLS at the Imperial Theatre in New York City, December 1, 1981

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, February 1, 1982

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, February 1, 1982

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City, February 1, 1982

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall in New York City. 1982

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino attending 'Toast the Morosco's 65th Birthday' on February 5, 1982 in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall & Harry Guardino attending 'Toast the Morosco's 65th Birthday' on February 5, 1982 in in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall arriving at The Palace Theatre before a performance in 'Woman of the Year' in New York City.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
iPhyllis Newman and Lauren Bacall in New York City on February 10, 1983

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall with Laurence Olivier and Joan Plowright in New York City, May 15, 1983

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Adolph Green and Lauren Bacall attends a tribute to Laurence Olivier in New York City, September 1, 1983

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall with a double Marquee. 'Woman Of The Year' at The Palace & 'The Fan' at Embassy 1 Movie Theatre in Times Square, NYC.

Photo Flash: Remembering Lauren Bacall - Part One
Lauren Bacall with a double Marquee. 'Woman Of The Year' at The Palace & 'The Fan' at Embassy 1 Movie Theatre in Times Square, NYC. March 1, 1981

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


 
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