In 1961, she married actor Jason Robards, but they divorced in 1969 – partly due to his alcoholism.
Bacall is unarguably well placed to offer her wisdom on relationships and romance; she’s been both madly in love and madly frustrated with the men in her life.
Professional disappointments were compounded by an unhappy second marriage, to Jason Robards Jr., and a difficult personal life.
Today, Lauren Bacall, one of Hollywood’s most enduring icons, is back in a big way, winning critical acclaim, a Golden Globe award and an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in , one of three new Bacall movies in the last year.
In the wake of Lauren Bacall’s death aged 89 last week, on Saturday the Mail began serialising her memoirs, in which she described meeting and falling in love with Humphrey Bogart.
Today, she continues the story, recalling their tempestuous marriage — and his battle with cancer. We were trying for a baby, but it didn’t happen straight away.
After Bogart died of cancer 1/14/1957, Bacall went into a year-long depression, and her career diminished as the studios largely ignored her.This footage from Paramount pictures, shot on May 21, 1945, shows 20-year-old Lauren Bacall getting married to 45-year-old Humphrey Bogart, at a farmhouse in Lucas, Ohio. , a 1944 film loosely adapted from the eponymous Ernest Hemingway novel.The two began an affair; Bogart was still married to Mayo Methot, his third wife, at the time. Shettler who read a service which he said contained a little of everything.By February of 1945, Bogart had called off his marriage and was preparing to wed Bacall—which he did just a few months later, on May 21, 1945. Before taking the vows, Bogart drank a Martini, muttered, ‘Oh, baby,’ to his bride.