Lauren Bacall as Remembered by Hollywood

Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
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Hollywood is paying tribute to legendary actress Lauren Bacall, who died Tuesday of a stroke at age 89.

Humphrey Bogart's estate confirmed the news via Twitter on Tuesday. "With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall," the estate said. Bacall and Bogart starred in numerous films together and were married for 11 years.

Bacall was known for roles in such classic films as To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep and Key Largo. She earned an Academy Award nomination for 1996's The Mirror Has Two Faces, in which she starred opposite Barbra Streisand. Bacall received an honorary Oscar in 2010.

Natalie Portman recalled the experience of directing the screen legend in her first short film, Eve, and said of the actress, "Lauren Bacall's strength, wit and talent matched her extreme beauty...It was a true honor to watch her act up close — her sense of humor, timing and imagination were apparent in every moment. I will never forget the gift of her trust in me and the inimitable and vast talent she had. My deepest condolences to her loved ones."

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