Humphrey Bogart


Humphrey DeForest Bogart (25 Dizember 1899 – 14 Januar 1957)[1][2] wis a American actor[3] an is widely regardit as a American cultural icon.[4][5] In 1999, the American Film Institute rankit Bogart as the greatest male actors in the history o American cinema.

Humphrey Bogart
BornHumphrey DeForest Bogart
25 December 1899(1899-12-25)
New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Dee'd14 Januar 1957(1957-01-14) (aged 57)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause o daith
Esophageal cancer
Restin place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California
EddicationTrinity School
Alma materPhillips Academy
Years active1921–1956
Hicht5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Hauf-marrae(s)Helen Menken (1926–27)
Mary Philips (1928–37)
Mayo Methot (1938–45)
Lauren Bacall (1945–till death)
BairnsStephen Humphrey Bogart (born 1949)
Leslie Howard Bogart (born 1952)
PawrentsDr. Belmont DeForest Bogart,
Maud Humphrey
AwairdsAcademy Award for Best Actor (1951) for The African Queen, Golden Apple Award for Least Cooperative Actor (1949)

Efter tryin various jobs, Bogart began actin in 1921 an became a reglar in Broadway productions in the 1920s an 1930s. When the stock mercat crash o 1929 reduced the demand for plays, Bogart turnt tae film. His first great success wis as Duke Mantee in The Petrified Forest (1936), and this led tae a period of typecasting as a gangster wi films sic as Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) an B-movies lik The Return of Doctor X (1939).

Bogart's breakthrou as a leadin man came in 1941, wi High Sierra an The Maltese Falcon. The next year, his performance in Casablanca raised him tae the peak o his profeesion an, at the same time, cementit his trademark film persona, that o the haurd-boiled cynic who ultimately shows his noble side. ither successes follaeed, includin To Have and Have Not (1944); The Big Sleep (1946); Dark Passage (1947) an Key Largo (1948), wi his wife Lauren Bacall; The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948); In a Lonely Place (1950); The African Queen (1951), for which he wan his anerly Academy Award; Sabrina (1954); an The Caine Mutiny (1954). His last movie wis The Harder They Fall (1956). Durin a film career o amaist 30 years, he appeared in 75 featur films.

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  1. Ontario County Times birth announcement, January 10, 1900.
  2. Birthday of Reckoning.
  3. Obituary Variety, January 16, 1957.
  4. Sragow, Michael. "Spring Films/Revivals; How One Role Made Bogart Into an Icon." The New York Times, January 16, 2000. Retrieved: February 22, 2009.
  5. "100 Icons of the Century – Humphrey Bogart." Variety, October 16, 2005. Retrieved: February 22, 2009.

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