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Humphrey Bogart

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Biography

Bogart in a publicity photo, 1945

Source: Wikipedia

Humphrey DeForest Bogart (/ˈboʊɡɑrt/; December 25, 1899 – January 14, 1957) was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic 1940s films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, earned him the legacy of cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema. Over his career he received three Academy Award nominations for Best Actor, winning one.

Fact file

  • Born: Humphrey DeForest Bogart December 25, 1899 New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Died: January 14, 1957 (aged 57) Westwood, California, U.S.
  • Cause of death: Esophageal cancer
  • Resting place: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
  • Education: Trinity School
  • Alma mater: Phillips Academy
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1921–1956
  • Height: 5 ft 7.5 in (171.5 cm)
  • Spouse(s): Helen Menken (1926–1927) Mary Philips (1928–1937) Mayo Methot (1938–1945) Lauren Bacall (1945–1957; his death)
  • Children: Stephen H. Bogart, Leslie Bogart
  • Parent(s): Dr. Belmont DeForest Bogart Maud Humphrey
  • Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor (1951) for The African Queen
  • Website: www.humphreybogart.com

Read more about Humphrey Bogart at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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