|Humphrey Bogart Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||December 25, 1899|
|Date of Death||January 14, 1957|
Humphrey Bogart was an American actor and producer whose performances in acclaimed films like The Petrified Forest (1936), High Sierra (1941), The Maltese Falcon (1941), Casablanca (1942), To Have and Have Not (1944), The Big Sleep (1946), Dark Passage (1947), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), Key Largo (1948), In a Lonely Place (1950), The African Queen (1951), The Caine Mutiny (1954), The Barefoot Contessa (1954), The Left Hand of God (1955), etc. turned him into an American cultural icon.
Humphrey DeForest Bogart
Bogie, The Last Century Man
He was born on December 25, 1899.
He passed away on January 14, 1957, from esophageal cancer in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 57 years.
New York City, New York, United States
- Father – Belmont DeForest Bogart (Physician)
- Mother – Maud Humphrey (Illustrator)
- Siblings – Patricia Bogart (Younger Sister), Catherine Bogart (Younger Sister)
At the time of his death, Bogart’s net worth was $5 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
71 kg or 156.5 lbs
However, his weight had significantly reduced and had come close to 80 lbs during the last years of his life.
Girlfriend / Spouse
Humphrey Bogart had dated –
- Myrna Loy
- Jean Arthur
- Louella Parsons
- Mae Clarke
- Tallulah Bankhead
- Elissa Landi
- Peg Entwistle
- Dolores del Rio
- Margaret Sullavan
- Billie Dove
- Nita Naldi
- Madge Evans
- Bebe Daniels
- Ann Dvorak
- Alice Brady
- Lilyan Tashman
- Claire Luce
- Sally Eilers
- Molly O’Day
- Jean Harlow
- Ethel Kenyon
- Ruth Rankin (1920)
- Louise Brooks (1924-1925)
- Helen Menken (1926-1927) – He was married to Helen Menken from 1926 until their divorce in 1927.
- Mary Philips (1928-1938) – He tied the knot for the second time with Mary Philips. Their marriage lasted from 1928 until 1937.
- Glenda Farrell (1930)
- Ruth Etting (1930-1931)
- Norma Shearer (1930)
- Joan Blondell (1930)
- Marlene Dietrich (1936)
- Mayo Methot (1938-1945) – In 1938, he wed Mayo Methot and the couple stayed together until their divorce in 1945.
- Mary Astor (1941)
- Lauren Bacall (1945-1957) – Bogart and his frequent co-star Lauren Bacall tied the knot in 1945. They welcomed a son (his first) named Stephen Humphrey Bogart (b. January 6, 1949) and a daughter named Leslie Howard Bogart (b. August 23, 1952). The couple stayed together until the actor’s death in January 1957.
- Barbara Stanwyck (1947-1948)
Race / Ethnicity
He had English, Dutch, German, French, remote Belgian [Walloon], Welsh, and Norwegian ancestry.
- Chin dimple
- Low-key distinctive nasal voice
Humphrey Bogart Facts
- He decided to name his daughter ‘Leslie’ as a show of gratitude towards Leslie Howard, who directed him in the breakout film, The Petrified Forest (1936). Similarly, his son Steve was named after his character’s nickname in To Have and Have Not (1944).
- During the making of Beat the Devil (1953), Bogart experienced a serious automobile accident wherein he lost several of his teeth. This affected his ability to speak clearly and meant that his dialogues would require dubbing, which was eventually done by the still-unknown Peter Sellers.
- He was the founding member and original leader of the Hollywood Rat Pack, which was made infamous by Frank Sinatra.
- In 1999, Bogart was ranked #1 on the American Film Institute‘s list of the ’50 Greatest Screen Legends’.
- He was a distant relative of the late Princess Diana, Princess of Wales.
- His iconic role as Rick Blaine in Casablanca (1942) was ranked at the 19th spot on Premiere Magazine‘s list of ‘100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time’ in 2004. However, Bogart considered the movie to be his worst, as reported by Orson Welles.
- Among his closest friends was the director John Huston. The two collaborated on several acclaimed films such as The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), The African Queen (1951), Key Largo (1948), etc.
- His filmography includes classic films such as Casablanca (1942), which was listed as the top-rated film on the American Film Institute‘s list of ‘100 Years….100 Passions’ in 2002. Additionally, 4 of his other films also make an appearance on the list. They are as follows: – The African Queen (1951) at #14, Dark Victory (1939) at #32, Sabrina (1954) at #54, and To Have and Have Not (1944) at #60.
Featured Image by 1940 (Warner Bros. / Wikimedia / Public Domain
Decrease weight by a little bit.
Bogart was 67-70 kg in weight.
Due to his death he shrunk maybe an inch?
His real height was 173 cm but he shrunk down to 171 cm.
He was 5’7 1/2″
Peak height was 5’9″
His weight was 72 kg.
71 kg seems too light. I’d put him at 72 kg
His weight was actually 69 kg (152 pounds). His height was 5’8″ (173 cm) he dropped down to 5’7″ (170 cm)
I’m five feet nine and one-half inches. I weigh 150 pounds, the same as when I was nineteen, believe it or not. I just don’t gain weight or lose. – Bogie: The Good-bad Guy, 1965