News broke of Lauren Bacall’s death Tuesday. The classic Hollywood star, known for roles in The Big Sleep and To Have and Have Not, was 89 years old. Friend and colleagues provided the following statements to EW about the Golden Age’s leading lady.
She was a great, uplifting lady who was full of talent and fun. I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with her. I will miss her dearly.
Lauren Bacall’s life is a life to be celebrated. I am told her last performance was on Family Guy. For that we are forever honored and privileged. Thank you, Lauren, for teaching us all how to whistle.
What a terrible loss for us all. First Robin who was a genius and now Lauren. It was my privilege to have known her, to have acted with her, and to have directed her. And, most of all, to have had her as a wise and loving friend. She was an original. Even with all those great films we can visit again and again, she will be missed. READ FULL STORY