Lauren Bacall Dead At 89 - Another Hollywood Icon Passes On

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I'm saddened to hear the passing of Lauren Bacall, another icon of Hollywood. She was 89.Bacall, who made a career of playing smart, tough beauties, died Tuesday morning of a stroke in her longtime home near Central Park, New York.Bacall and her first husband, Humprey Bogart, were one of the most popular Hollywood couples, onscreen and off, and their 11-year marriage was the stuff of romantic lore. In 1981, their love provided the lyrics for a 1981 pop hit “Key Largo” — “We had it all, just like Bogie and Bacall.”They met just before they filmed her first movie, To Have and Have Not (1944), directed by Howard Hawks, her mentor. . . .

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