Lauren Bacall’s bigscreen debut was opposite Humphrey Bogart in “To Have and Have Not.” The Daily Variety review on Oct. 11, 1944, described her as “a young lady of presence but vast inexperience.”
At the urging of WB’s PR team, she sat on the piano with Vice President Truman, in a photo that was reprinted around the world.
Lauren Bacall married Humphrey Bogart in 1945, and remained with him until his death in 1956.
Bogie and Bacall continued their on and off-screen romance with Howard Hawks’ “The Big Sleep.”
Bacall starred again with Humphrey Bogart in "Dark Passage."
“Key Largo” was the last of the Bogie-Bacall films.
Lauren Bacall teamed with Betty Grable and Marilyn Monroe for the comedy “How to Marry a Millionaire.”
She married Jason Robards Jr. in 1961. The marriage lasted through 1969. Their son Sam Robards is an actor.
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Bacall won a Tony for “Applause,” the musical version of “All About Eve,” playing the Bette Davis role.
She appeared with John Wayne in his last film “The Shootist,” their second onscreen pairing. They got along well, despite political differences.
She won the Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Bacall scored her first Oscar nomination for “The Mirror Has Two Faces.” She was a presumed shoo-in, but lost to Juliette Binoche in “The English Patient.”
Lauren Bacall was part of the ensemble led by Nicole Kidman in Lars von Trier’s experimental film.
AMPAS presented Lauren Bacall with the Governors Award.
Bacall lent her husky voice to a cameo on Fox’s “Family Guy.” Her character befriends Peter Griffin after the death of his mother.