Celebrating 2-Time Tony Winner Lauren Bacall

Photo Features   Celebrating 2-Time Tony Winner Lauren Bacall
 
Look back at the life and career of late stage and screen icon Lauren Bacall.
Lauren Bacall in <i>Applause.</i>
Lauren Bacall in Applause.

Lauren Bacall was born September 16, 1924. The two-time Tony Award winner, also the recipient of an honorary Academy Award, is well-known for her acclaimed film roles, including To Have and Have Not, Key Largo, How To Marry a Millionaire, The Mirror Has Two Faces, and many more. She has also penned two memoirs: By Myself and Now.

She starred in the Broadway musicals Applause, Charles Strouse, Lee Adams, Betty Comden and Adolph Green's adaptation of the film All About Eve in 1970, and, in 1981, Woman of the Year, a John Kander and Fred Ebb show drawn from another old Hollywood film. She won Tony Awards for both performances.

From the Archives: Lauren Bacall Returned to Broadway in 1981's Woman of the Year

Other Broadway credits include Goodbye Charlie, Cactus Flower, and Waiting In the Wings. She also appeared in the U.K. in The Visit, and also in regional productions of Wonderful Town and Sweet Bird of Youth. She died August 12, 2014.

Flip through her stage highlights below:

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