In pictures: Lauren Bacall

US actress Lauren Bacall, one of the most famous actresses in post-war cinema, has died at the age of 89.

File photo: Lauren Bacall, 1 January 1954
Born in 1924 in New York, Lauren Bacall became one of Hollywood's biggest stars, known for her husky voice and beauty.
File photo: Actor Humphrey Bogart, right, holding actress Lauren Bacall in a scene from, "To Have and Have Not", 1944
She made her film debut at the age of 19 with a memorable performance in To Have and Have Not, opposite actor Humphrey Bogart.
File photo: Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, 1 January 1948
Bacall and Bogart married the following year, and continued their on-screen partnership in Key Largo, The Big Sleep and Dark Passage. They were married until Bogart's death in 1957.
File photo: A signed photograph of Lauren Bacall at Bonhams and Butterfields in Los Angeles, California, during a preview before an auction, 14 April 2011
Her characters were often femmes fatales - strong, determined and intelligent, but also erotic.
File photo: Film stars Lauren Bacall (left) and Marilyn Monroe, 4 March 1954
Bacall starred with Marilyn Monroe (right) in How to Marry a Millionaire in 1953.
Lauren Bacall in the BBC's 1993 production A Foreign Field
Her acting career spanned several decades. In 1993, she acted in BBC production A Foreign Field, about WW2 veterans returning to revisit the battlefields of Normandy.
File photo: Actor Jeff Bridges and actress Lauren Bacall, cast members of the film "The Mirror Has Two Faces", pose together during the film's post-premiere party in New York, 10 November 1996
Her performance in The Mirror Has Two Faces, alongside Jeff Bridges (left) and Barbra Streisand, earned her an Oscar nomination in 1997.
File photo: Actress Lauren Bacall speaks on stage during the 78th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, 5 March 2006
Bacall presented an Academy Award at the Oscars in 2006, and she was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2009 for "her central place in the golden age of motion pictures".