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  8/13/2014, Av 17, 5774

Jewish-American Actress Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

Legendary Jewish-American actress Lauren Bacall, an icon of Hollywood's golden age who lit up the silver screen in a series of classic movies opposite her husband Humphrey Bogart, died Tuesday aged 89.

"With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall," the Bogart estate confirmed in a brief statement on Twitter and quoted by AFP.