Lauren Bacall through the years

Published: Aug 13 2014 11:32:03 AM EDT

Look back at the storied life and career of legendary film star Lauren Bacall, who died Tuesday at age 89.

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Born Betty Joan Perske in The Bronx, New York, in 1924, Lauren Bacall was noted for her "cat-like grace, tawny blonde hair and blue-green eyes" as a teenage fashion modelin the 1930s.

 
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