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Filmography

1928      

The Dancing Town

 

1930      

Broadway’s Like That

Up the River

A Devil with Women

 

1931      

Body and Soul

Bad Sister

Women of All Nations

A Holy Terror

 

1932      

Love Affair

Big City Blues

Three on a Match

 

1934      

Midnight

 

1936      

The Petrified Forest

Bullets or Ballots

Two Against the World

China Clipper

Isle of Fury

 

1937      

Black Legion

The Great O’Malley

Marked Woman

San Quentin

Kid Galahad

Dead End

Stand-In

 

1938      

Swing Your Lady

Crime School

Men Are Such Fools

Racket Busters

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

Angels with Dirty Faces

Swingtime in the Movies

 

1939      

King of the Underworld

The Oklahoma Kid

You Can’t Get Away with Murder

Dark Victory

The Roaring Twenties

The Return of Doctor X

Invisible Stripes

 

1940      

Virginia City

It All Came True

Brother Orchid

They Drive by Night

 

1941      

High Sierra

The Wagons Roll at Night

The Maltese Falcon

 

1942      

All Through the Night

The Big Shot

Across the Pacific

Casablanca

 

1943      

Action in the North Atlantic

Sahara

Thank Your Lucky Stars

 

1944      

Passage to Marseille

To Have and Have Not

I Am an American

 

1945      

Conflict

 

1946      

Two Guys From Milwaukee

The Big Sleep

Never Say Goodbye

 

1947      

Dead Reckoning

The Two Mrs. Carrolls

Dark Passage

 

1948      

Always Together

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Key Largo

 

1949      

Knock on Any Door

Tokyo Joe

 

1950      

Chain Lightning

In a Lonely Place

 

1951      

The Enforcer

Sirocco

The African Queen

 

1952      

Deadline—U.S.A.

 

1953      

The Road to Bali

Battle Circus

Beat the Devil

 

1954      

The Caine Mutiny

Sabrina

The Barefoot Contessa

The Love Lottery

 

1955      

We’re No Angels

The Left Hand of God

The Desperate Hours

 

1956      

The Harder They Fall

Awards

He was nominated for three Best Actor Academy Awards and won only one.

1944 Casablanca

1953 African Queen – won

1955 The Cain Mutiny

A hot dog at the game beats roast beef at the Ritz. ~ Humphrey Bogart

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Actors, Biographies

Humphrey Bogart was born in New York on December 25, 1899 to a workaholic mother and a secretly, drug addicted father. He was expelled from a prestigious boarding school and joined the U.S. Naval Reserve. From 1920 to 1922, he managed a stage company owned by family friend William A. Brady (the father of actress Alice Brady), performing a variety of tasks at Brady’s film studio in New York. He then began regular stage performances. Alexander Woollcott described his acting in a 1922 play as inadequate. In 1930, he gained a contract with Fox, his feature film debut in a ten-minute short, Broadway’s Like That (1930), co-starring Ruth Etting and Joan Blondell. Fox released him after two years.

After five years of stage and minor film roles, he had his breakthrough role in The Petrified Forest (1936) from Warner Bros. He won the part over Edward G. Robinson only after the star, Leslie Howard, threatened Warner Bros. that he would quit unless Bogart was given the key role of Duke Mantee, which he had played in the Broadway production with Howard. The film was a major success and led to a long-term contract with Warner Bros. From 1936 to 1940, Bogart appeared in 28 films, usually as a gangster. His landmark year was 1941 with roles in classics such as High Sierra (1941) and as Sam Spade in one of his most fondly remembered films, The Maltese Falcon (1941). These were followed by Casablanca (1942), The Big Sleep (1946), and Key Largo (1948).

In 1947, he formed his own production company, and the next year made The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948). Bogie won the best actor Academy Award for The African Queen (1951) and was nominated for Casablanca (1942) and as Captain Queeg in The Caine Mutiny (1954), a film made when he was already seriously ill. He died in his sleep at his Hollywood home in a battle with throat cancer.

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