Photos of Lauren Bacall, the Sultry Star of Hollywood’s Golden Age

From daguerreotypes to digital.
Aug. 13 2014 1:28 AM

The Lady With “the Look”

Photos of Lauren Bacall (1924–2014), the sultry star of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Lauren Bacall, 1945.
Lauren Bacall, 1945.

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Lauren Bacall, 1934, 1955
Lauren Bacall pictured as a young child, age 10, in her first professional portrait, circa 1934. Lauren Bacall, circa 1955.

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Lauren Bacall, 1943.
Lauren Bacall photographed for Harper's Bazaar in 1943.

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Lauren Bacall, 1946
Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe and Lauren Bacall as Vivian Rutledge in The Big Sleep, 1946.

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Lauren Bacall, 1953
Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, c 1953.

Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Lauren Bacall, 1954
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, Portofino, Italy, 1954.*

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Lauren Bacall, 1955
Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart onboard a yacht, circa 1955.

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Lauren Bacall, 1955
Lauren Bacall, Los Angeles, Oct. 10, 1955.

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Lauren Bacall, 1968
Lauren Bacall and fashion designer Pierre Cardin talk on the set of the CBS special The Paris Collections Fall Fashion Preview, June 26, 1968.

Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images

Lauren Bacall, 1970
Frank Sinatra and Lauren Bacall, 1970.

Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Lauren Bacall, 1977
Lauren Bacall and James Stewart during the American Film Institute 10th Anniversary at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., 1977.

Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage

Lauren Bacall, 1980
Lauren Bacall during a reception for the Kennedy Center nominees at the White House, Dec. 7, 1980.

Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage

Lauren Bacall, 1997
Kennedy Center honoree Lauren Bacall prepares to get a kiss from President Bill Clinton while first lady Hillary Clinton looks, Dec. 7, 1997.

Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Lauren Bacall, 2004
Lauren Bacall at the Venice Film Festival, 2004.

Photo by J. Vespa/WireImage

*Correction, Aug. 13, 2014: This gallery originally misstated that a photograph of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in Portofino, Italy, was taken in Portofino, Spain.


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