Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall dead at 89

Lauren Bacall, Hollywood legend, dead at 89.

Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall is dead according to NBC News. The iconic actress died from a stroke at a New York City Hospital. Bacall was 89 years old.

Her extraordinary career led to more than 30 films spanning a 60 year career. Bacall married Humprey Bogart. She delivered one of the most memorable movie lines to Bogart in the 1944 movie "To Have and Have Not." That line? "You know how to whistle now don't you Steve. You just put your lips together and blow."

Bacall was just 19 years old and it was her first film, starring opposite Bogart. She later would refer to Bogart as "my great love" for the rest of her life. Bacall and Bogart collaborated on three more movies before he died in 1957: "The Big Sleep", "Dark Passage" and "Key Largo".

Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on Sept. 16, 1924 in New York City. In 1953 Bacall was in "How to Marry a Millionaire" with Marilyn Monroe. Bacall won a Tony in 1970 for her performance in "Applause". She won another in 1981 for "Woman of the Year".

Bacall's performance in "The Mirror Has Two Faces" earned her a Golden Globe Award as well as an Academy Award Nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

She also received an honorary Academy Award in 2009.