Legendary Actress Lauren Bacall Dies, Hollywood Mourns

Posted Wednesday August 13, 2014 8:45 AM GMT

In the wake of Robin Williams’ death, Tinseltown just experienced yet another profound loss as Lauren Bacall passed away on Tuesday (August 12).

The Golden Age actress, who worked in film and theater, was 89 and the Humphrey Bogart Estate issued a statement via Facebook.

According to the message, "With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall.”

Following the news of Bacall’s passing, Alec Baldwin tweeted, "The great Betty Bacall is gone. Read her first autobiography, BY MYSELF. I love that book."

Additionally, Alyssa Milano shared, "Rest with the angels, Lauren Bacall..." and Rose McGowan wrote, "Lauren Bacall. The greats are leaving us."

Jenny McCarthy shared, “I had the amazing opportunity to work with Lauren Bacall in the movie Diamonds. She was one of a kind. #legend #RIP,” and Dita Von Teese wrote, "Sad to hear we've lost one of the last legends of the Golden Age of Hollywood. I met Lauren Bacall once... a serious 'pinch me!' moment!"

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