02 Jul Humphrey Bogart
Dead: 14 January 1957
In: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, Stati Uniti
He was an American film and theater actor.
His performances in numerous films from the Classical Hollywood era made him a cultural icon.
In 1999, the American Film Institute selected him as the greatest male star of classic American cinema.
Bogart's breakthrough from supporting roles to A-list stardom came with his performances in High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon (both 1941).
His first true romantic lead role came when he appeared alongside Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca (1942), finally ending his typecasting as a gangster.
He and Lauren Bacall fell in love when they appeared together in To Have and Have Not (1944).
After their marriage, she also played his love interest in The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), and Key Largo (1948).
Bogart later starred in The African Queen (1951) with Katharine Hepburn, and several films released in 1954: The Caine Mutiny with Fred MacMurray, Sabrina with Audrey Hepburn, and The Barefoot Contessa with Ava Gardner.
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for Casablanca and The Caine Mutiny, and won for The African Queen.