Lauren Bacall Dies at 89: Celebs React to Screen Legend's Death

Celebrity News Aug. 12, 2014 AT 10:20PM
Lauren Bacall Celebs paid tribute on Twitter to screen legend Lauren Bacall, who died at age 89 on Aug. 12 Credit: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Hollywood is mourning the loss of another legend. Lauren Bacall, a Golden Age actress known for both stage and screen, died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at age 89. Her death was confirmed by the Humphrey Bogart Estate on Facebook.

"With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall," a message on the estate's official page read. A picture of the To Have and Have Not star accepting her honorary Oscar in 2009 was featured alongside the post.

After the news broke, stars including Alec Baldwin, Alyssa Milano, and Jenny McCarthy took to Twitter to pay tribute to Bacall. Read some of their reactions below: 

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Alec Baldwin, @ABFoundation: "The great Betty Bacall is gone. Read her first autobiography, BY MYSELF. I love that book."

Alyssa Milano, @Alyssa_Milano: "Rest with the angels, Lauren Bacall..."

Rose McGowan, @rosemcgowan: "Lauren Bacall. The greats are leaving us."

Richard Roeper, @richardroeper: "A truly legendary dame. RIP Lauren Bacall...Lauren Bacall was a great beauty. A natural to be filmed and photographed in glorious black and white."

Jenny McCarthy, @JennyMcCarthy: "I had the amazing opportunity to work with Lauren Bacall in the movie Diamonds. She was one of a kind. #legend #RIP"

Jorge Garcia, @jorgegarcia: "And now, Lauren Bacall, thanks for teaching us all how to whistle."

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Cary Elwes, @Cary_Elwes: "RIP #LaurenBacall feel privileged to have spent such quality time with a truly classy legend." 

LaToya Jackson, @latoyajackson: "Yesterday #RobinWilliams, today #LaurenBacall a beautiful talent! #RIP"

Dita Von Teese, @DitaVonTeese: "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!"

Montel Williams, @Montel_Williams: "Another gem lost today. #LaurenBacall lived a life worth talking about talking about. Amazing woman. Prayers w her family tonight. RIP"

Belinda Carlisle, @belindaofficial: "Just heard – Lauren Bacall has died. What a life and what a beauty. :((" 

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Sally Jessy Raphael, @SJRaphael: "Just learned that Lauren Bacall died this morning at age 89. What a life, what a legend, what a fascinating woman. #RIP" 

Gene Simmons, @genesimmons: "Lauren Bacall -- sad. R.I.P. She was a class act. She will be missed."

Isaac Mizrahi, @IsaacMizrahi: "The GREAT Lauren Bacall. The end of something."

Danica McKellar, @danicamckellar: "RIP another legend...Lauren Bacall."

Adrianne Curry, @AdrianneCurry: "RIP to The classiest lady who ever put her lips together to blow! Go see your boy Humphrey. Bye, lady. #velvetvoice"

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