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Lauren Bacall Dies at 89 But She'll Be Remembered For These Iconic Roles

One tragic death followed by another: On Monday morning Robin Williams was found dead in his home, and on Tuesday afternoon Hollywood lost another legend. Lauren Bacall died at the age of 89 due to a stroke. She will always be remembered for her marriage to Humphrey Bogart and the bevy of impressive roles she took on throughout her long and prosperous career. Here are some the films we'll remember her by.

The Big Sleep (1946)

The first film in which Bacall became recognized by a big screen audience, The Big Sleep, is a tale of murder, secrets, mystery, and as the film boasts, “what might be love.” As audiences know, Bacall and Bogart found love in real life on the set of their films together.

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Dark Passage (1947)

It’s the strangest of premises, but it’s among the more popular movies from the golden age of cinema. Humphrey Bogart plays a wrongly accused fugitive on the run, who gets a botched plastic surgery job to become unrecognizable. Bacall plays the sympathetic young artist who takes him in.

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Key Largo (1948)

In one of her many movies with would-be husband Humphrey Bogart, Bacall plays a widowed hotel keeper who falls for a dangerous stranger.

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How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)

Starring Bacall opposite Marilyn Monroe, the actress played model Schatze Page, who, along with her model friends, set up a plan to snag three millionaire men to marry. Oh, 1953 — how quaint you were!

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Sex and the Single Girl (1964)

The original Sex and the City, Sex and the Single Girl starred Bacall as Sylvia in a film that was based off Helen Gurley Brown’s famed book with the same name.

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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

The film boasted the tagline, “The greatest cast of suspicious characters ever involved in murder.” And Lauren Bacall’s Mrs. Hubbard was one of them.

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