Hollywood lost one of its most storied screen stars Tuesday with the death of Lauren Bacall, whose gravelly voice and sultry looks captivated Humphrey Bogart and legions of moviegoers alike. With a career spanning seven decades, Bacall left behind a distinguished body of work, including memorable films with and without her beloved Bogey.
Here are five of her memorable big-screen performances.
"To Have and to Have Not" (1944): Making her first film appearance at the age of 19, Bacall set the screen smoldering with Bogart in Howard Hawks' 1944 war drama about an expat American charter-boat captain (Bogart) in Martinique who falls for a beautiful drifter (Bacall) while getting entangled with the French resistance. The film featured the now-famous scene in which Bacall's Slim teaches Bogart's Steve to whistle — "You just put your lips together and blow" — and established the pair as a sizzling screen duo.
"How to Marry a Millionaire" (1953): Bacall got a chance to show off her comedic chops in director
"Written on the Wind" (1956): Bacall starred opposite Rock Hudson,
"The Mirror Has Two Faces" (1996): Bacall, for her part, earned her first and only Oscar nomination more than five decades into her career, for her supporting role as the overbearing mother to Barbra Streisand's English literature professor in this romantic dramedy. Bacall, who had already won a Golden Globe for her sardonic turn, was considered the frontrunner in the Oscar race but ultimately lost to