Actress and longtime New York City resident Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89.
Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.
His hard life and wartime trauma provided the basis for a prolific 50-year career as a consummate Oscar-nominated character actor, playing everyone from a Nazi colonel to the pope to Dustin Hoffman’s would-be suitor in “Tootsie.”
The editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for more than 30 years died after a brief hospitalization at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.